Wednesday 14 February 2024
Ludlow Methodist Church
Navigation Warehouse, Wakefield — repair and re-use of a 200-year-old grain warehouse
This talk describes the restoration of a grain warehouse built in 1816 and used virtually continuously until the 1980s after which it began to decay.
Ken Moth will talk about The Building Design Partnership's restoration of the historic Grade II listed Calder and Hebble Navigation Warehouse, the jewel in the Wakefield Waterfront
Ken Moth is a retired architect and a member and trustee of The Victorian Society which he joined in 1972. He was a director of BDP (Building Design Partnership) based in their Manchester office for some 40 years. His work focused on the conservation and re-use of historic buildings including The Albert Dock in Liverpool, The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, The Round Foundry in Leeds, Murrays' Mills in Manchester and Plas Mawr in Conwy.