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Ventilation Station to the Mersey Road Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4069 / 53°24'24"N

Longitude: -2.9894 / 2°59'21"W

OS Eastings: 334322

OS Northings: 390467

OS Grid: SJ343904

Mapcode National: GBR 73N.BP

Mapcode Global: WH877.1MRK

Entry Name: Ventilation Station to the Mersey Road Tunnel

Listing Date: 10 October 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359165

Location: Liverpool, L2

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


52/824 Ventilation Stat-
ion to the Mersey
10.10.80 Road Tunnel


Ventilation station. 1925-34, Sir Basil Mott and J.A.
Brodie with Herbert J. Rowse as architect; built as part of
Mersey Road Tunnel. Portland Stone. Enormous tower-like
structure with design emphasising mass and vertical lines,
housing giant ventilating fans. Set on massive rectangular
base having windows in vertical bands with Art Deco
ornamentation set in horizontal bands above. Tower contains
enormously tall slender blind window flanked by attached
reeded columns.

Listing NGR: SJ3432090481

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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