Southport: Winter Gardens

Country: England, United Kingdom
Historic County: Lancashire
Metropolitan County: Merseyside
Metropolitan Borough: Sefton
City: Southport
Location: Lord Street

Entertainment complex, built 1870-1874. Opened 16 Sep 1874. The complex contained two halls: "The Pavilion" (a concert hall) and "The Conservatory" (an actual winter garden). 1891 addition of the "Opera House" theatre, built by Frank Matcham.

"Opera House" destroyed by a fire in 1929 (and subsequently replaced by Garrick Theatre). "Conservatory" demolished in 1933. "Pavilion" demolished in 1962.

Link: Wikipedia

Southport: Winter Gardens Pavilion Front Text: "The Winter Gardens, Southport, L. & N. W. Railway"
Reverse Text: "London & North Western Railway Company", "The best route for travellers to the Isle of Man, Blackpool, Morecambe, and Southport is via the London & North Western Railway"
Publisher: McCorquodale & Co.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Birmingham to Bournemouth, 1911

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