EDGAR WOOD VICTORIA PARK
Edgar Wood Victoria Park is one of very few Grade 1 listed buildings in Manchester standing in manicured gardens it’s ideal for weddings, bar mitzvahs, family celebrations, parties and corporate events.
The Grade I listed building was designed and named after its architect Edgar Wood. It exhibits an exquisite Expressionist style with Art Nouveau details. Building commenced in 1903 and was completed in 1907. Its original function was as a church for the Christian Scientists based in Boston, USA.
The design of the building is reminiscent of the German Romanticists of the 18th Century the same place that Walt Disney got his influences for the castle located at the entrance of Disneyland.
The small gate house invites you into a space which itself embraces you as you approach the wonderful Art Nouveau doorway.
The interior is made up of arches which lead to the Marble reredos. The balcony screen at the rear of the main hall was inspired by the Islamic art of North Africa but, like the reredos, is reminiscent of Viennese Secessionist design around the same time. Finally, there is a beautiful Art Nouveau fireplace – a deep emerald green colour – which ‘would not be out of place in British Museum’ located in the Green Room.
Edgar Wood Victoria Park is managed by P&G Management in conjunction with a network of trusted suppliers. Managing Director, Joanne Penney, trained in hotel management and 30 years ago, founded her own agency. The team has grown over the years, and so has the list of satisfied customers, many of whom P&G have worked closely with for much of that time.
Our close and enduring relationships with some of the UK’s leading caterers, florists, AV suppliers and event specialists mean that we can share years of experience and expertise with all our clients.
Spaces at Edgar Wood Victoria Park