Deposited Plan No. 637

Victoria Lane & King Street: Five Shops and Offices


Deposited Plan Number:637
Date:10 March 1878
Plans Register:1869-1886
Street:Victoria Lane & King Street
Property Name / Number:no data
Area:Town Centre
Grid Reference:SE 1451 1658
Building Project:Five Shops and Offices
Type:Retail & Commercial - new build
Applicant:William Hoskin
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:Ben Stocks
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Demolished. Doorway remains (see below).
English Heritage Listing:no data
Location of Archives:Kirklees West Yorkshire Archives
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:639

Additional Information

There are two sets of plans covering this development; the first, which does not contain a Building Notice is inscribed 'CANCELLED'. The second set of plans 673 [b] are similar, but show grates lighting the basement and include the use of the names 'Market Chambers' and 'Market Buildings'.

This plot has a long frontage to Victoria Lane, facing the site of the newly erected Market Hall, presumably encouraging this development; the elevation to King Street is narrow. [King Street was the main street; this plot reflects its origins.] The scheme for the Market Chambers is for a three storey building over a basement. The basement is to be used for storage whilst there are five shops on the ground floor. An entrance in the centre of the Victoria Lane elevation provide access to the office accommodation on the first and second floors.

The two corner shop units at the King Street end of the site, which later housed Timothy Whites & Taylors, were later re-developed and occupied by Boots until they moved into the new building on the site of the old Market Hall. The entrance to the upper floors of offices survives along with the carved name stone 'Devonshire Chambers'. The three shops beyond now form part of Marks & Spencer's loading bay.

Approximate Location

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The red marker indicates the approximate location of this record. Green and yellow dots are locations of other geotagged records, where yellow means the building was subsequently demolished.

What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
off King Street (back of Mr Stead's Shop): Warehouse (1880) - plan# 79546ft14m
Lockwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: New Shed (1881) - plan# 92451ft16m
Lockwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: New Shop (Tobaconist) (1880) - plan# 84451ft16m
Lockwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: Office and Shop (1880) - plan# 80051ft16m
Lockwood's Yard: New Entrance to the "Farmer's Boy Inn" (1880) - plan# 82953ft16m
Lockwood's Yard: Warehouse, Stables, etc (1883) - plan# 121953ft16m
Lockwood's Yard: Alterations to the "Farmer's Boy Inn" (1883) - plan# 120153ft16m
Victoria Lane: No 1463ft19m
Greenwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: Three Lockup Shops (1924) - plan# 1420786ft26m
Greenwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: Conversion of Warehouse into Shop Premises (1924) - plan# 1421086ft26m
Greenwood's Yard, off Victoria Lane: 2 New Shops (1924) - plan# 1444886ft26m
New Street: No 29 - 3594ft29m
King Street: No 4104ft32m
Imperial Hotel Yard, Victoria Lane: Conversion of Coach House into a Cottage (1879) - plan# 736148ft45m
King Street: No 13163ft50m
King Street: No 5 and 7167ft51m
King Street: Market Hall (1880)176ft54m
New Street: No 13178ft54m
Victoria Lane: No 18 - 28181ft55m
Victoria Lane: Conversion of Warehouse into Six Shops (1892) - plan# 2269200ft61m
New Street: Rebuilding of the "Boot and Shoe Inn" (1898) - plan# 277 203ft62m
New Street: Rebuilding of the "Boot and Shoe Inn" (1898) - plan# [277)203ft62m
New Street: New Facade to Shop (1898) - plan# 324214ft65m
New Street: No 1 - 11214ft65m
New Street: Alteration at Imperial Hotel (1886) - plan# 1558234ft71m
New Street: Conversion of Part of the Imperial Hotel into Shop (1909) - plan# 6064234ft71m
New Street: No 28258ft79m
Victoria Street: Alterations to Brunswick Arms (1882) - plan# 1079280ft85m
New Street: Bank Extension282ft86m
New Street: No 34287ft88m
Market Place: No 27 (Williams' and Glynn's Bank) (1860)289ft88m
Victoria Street: Alterations to Bull and Mouth Hotel (1882) - plan# 1122293ft89m
Cross Church Street: No 29294ft90m
Queen Street: New Offices (inc demolition of old buildings) (1875) - plan# 475296ft90m
New Street: Yorkshire Bank (1850)297ft91m
Cross Church Street: No 31302ft92m
New Street: No 2 - 14 (1770)304ft93m
Albert Yard: Alteration of Coal Places (1880) - plan# 792305ft93m
Victoria Lane & Albert Yard: Shops, Offices etc. (1878) - plan# 671305ft93m
Cross Church Street: No 27306ft93m
New Street / Cloth Hall Street: Addition of new Managers office and W.C.s to Bank (1898) - plan# 168309ft94m
Victoria Lane: Allterations to Smoking Room (1891) - plan# 2116309ft94m
Victoria Lane: 2 Kitchens, Ice House, Cart Shed and 3 W.Cs (1891) - plan# 2133311ft95m
Cross Church Street: No 25314ft96m
New Street: New Shop Fronts (Plate Glass and Mahogany) (1900) - plan# 809324ft99m
Albert Yard, off New New Street: Alteration of present Albert Hotel into shop etc. (1880) - plan# 813327ft100m
Albert Yard: Conversion of late Albert Hotel into Building Offices (1880) - plan# 832327ft100m
Victoria Street: Additions to Warehouse (3 Shops) (1883) - plan# 1178328ft100m
Victoria Lane: The Albert Hotel (Rebuilding) (1879) - plan# 686328ft100m