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 building from River Mersey

Port of Liverpool Building – behind the new ferry terminal:
Pier Head Ferry Terminal Liverpool building

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 taken on 13 Feb 2009:

Pier Head Ferry Terminal Liverpool River Mersey

Pier Head Ferry Terminal Liverpool canal link
photo © Adrian Welch

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
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