The Express Offices, Nottingham

The Express Offices, Nottingham

The Express Offices on Upper Parliament Street are another masterpiece by Watson Fothergill. The original building was completed in 1876. Initially it had only three floors, but a fourth floor was later added. On the arch above the entrance is the inscription "F.W.", Watson Fothergill's initials. This building is an outstanding mixture of the Old English and Medieval styles.

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The Express Offices on Map

Sight Name: The Express Offices
Sight Location: Nottingham, England (See walking tours in Nottingham)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Nottingham, England

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles