Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, Pier, 8 The Quays, Salford,England,UK, M50 3AZ,by architects James Stirling Michael Wilford Associates
Contributor:Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:15129 x 4761 px | 128.1 x 40.3 cm | 50.4 x 15.9 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:10 October 2020
Location:Salford Quays, Pier, 8 The Quays, Salford,England,UK, M50 3AZ
The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000 and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II Between 1990 and 1991 a competition was launched and architects James Stirling Michael Wilford Associates was selected. After the death of James Stirling in June 1992 Michael Wilford continued the project. The city council bid for Millennium and other British and European funds and private sector finance to progress the project. Funding was secured in 1996 and The Lowry Trust became responsible for the project which comprised The Lowry Centre, the plaza, a footbridge, a retail outlet shopping mall and Digital World Centre. The complex was designed by Michael Wilford with structural engineer Buro Happold and constructed by Bovis Construction.