A Bit Of History

architect: L.C Howitt & Manchester City Architects Dept.

completed: 1960

name: Hollings Faculty (a.k.a. Toastrack)

current owner: Manchester Metropolitan University

use: Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in food, clothing, hospitality

Named after pioneer educator Elsie Hollings

Leonard Howitt at his desk (second from the front), image courtesy of Ed and Alison Livesey.

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One thought on “A Bit Of History

  1. Fascinating. Grew up in its shadow, that and Owens Park Tower. Have a recurring dream / nightmare that I’m stood on the roof on a rainy windswept night, holding on to the railings for fear of being blown off.

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