Pier Head Ferry Terminal, River Mersey Beatles Museum Building, Architects, Photos, English Architecture, Date

Pier Head Ferry Terminal Liverpool : Architecture

New Liverpool waterfront building, England, UK – Merseyside Beatles Museum

19 Oct 2009

Pier Head Ferry Terminal

Giving contemporary architecture a bad name

Pier Head Terminal

Photos © Steve Parish, 19 Oct 2009, with his titles:

Awful planning – Three Graces, ruined view:

Appalling! New ferry terminal and Beatles Museum in front of the Three Graces…
Pier Head Ferry Terminal Liverpool

Port of Liverpool Building (behind ferry terminal)
Pier Head Ferry Terminal

The Council should never have allowed development on the site. Ironically the seeming desire to fit in – solid stone-coloured walls rather than say glazing – makes the situation worse by hiding the building(s) behind and by making more of an impact in all views.
Adrian Welch

Photos © Adrian Welch 13 Feb 2009:

Ferry Terminal Liverpool Pier Head Terminal

Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Date built: 2009
Design: Hamilton Architects

Facilities: ferry terminal; Beatles museum ; rooftop restaurant

Approximate construction cost: £9.5m

Carbuncle Cup 2009 1st Prize winner

James May Meccano Bridge Meccano Bridge

Ferry Terminal building works underway in front of The Three Graces – Mann Island:
Ferry Terminal building
photo © Adrian Welch

2 Oct 2010

The Pier Head and Canal Link wins the 2010 RIBA CABE Public Space Award

The Pier Head & Canal Link, Liverpool by AECOM has won the 2010 RIBA CABE Public Space Award.

This award is presented to the architects and landscape architects of the best RIBA Award-winning public space in the UK. It recognises the valuable contribution that well-designed public space makes to the quality of the built environment, and our daily lives.

Pier Head and Canal Link
photo © Lee Carus
Pier Head and Canal Link, Liverpool

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Liverpool waterfront buildings : photo © tim collins

Ferry Terminal neighbour : Pierhead – Museum of Liverpool, Mann Island site
photo © webbaviation

Museum of Liverpool
image: 3 x Nielsen Architects

Ferry Terminal context : White Star Line building
White Star Line Liverpool

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