Castlefield Congregational Chapel

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General information
Status Grade II listed
Architectural style Red-brick Victorian
Location Castlefield, Manchester, England.
Completed 1858 (1858)
Design and construction
Architect Edward Walters

Castlefield Congregational Chapel is a building located at 378 Deansgate, Manchester, England. The building originally opened as a Congregational chapel in 1858, and was designed by the local architect Edward Walters. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building. [1] It is located in Castlefield, an Urban Heritage Park. [2]

Deansgate road in Manchester, England

Deansgate is a main road through Manchester city centre, England. It runs roughly north–south in a near straight route through the western part of the city centre and is the longest road in the city centre at over one mile long.

Manchester City and metropolitan borough in England

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Edward Walters English architect

Edward Walters was an English architect.

The building was converted to a sound recording studio in the 1980s and owned by Pete Waterman, best known for Stock Aitken Waterman. Rick Astley recorded Never Gonna Give You Up in the chapel. [3] Waterman sold the building in 2006 and it has since been converted to offices. [4] [5]

Stock Aitken Waterman are an English songwriting and record producing trio consisting of Mike Stock, Matt Aitken, and Pete Waterman. The trio had great success from the mid-1980s through the early 1990s. SAW is considered to be one of the most successful songwriting and producing partnerships of all time, scoring more than 100 UK top 40 hits, selling 40 million records and earning an estimated £60 million.

Never Gonna Give You Up 1987 song by Rick Astley

"Never Gonna Give You Up" is a song recorded by British singer and songwriter Rick Astley, released as a single on 27 July 1987. It was written and produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. The song was released as the first single from his debut album, Whenever You Need Somebody (1987). The song was a worldwide number-one hit, initially in the singer's native United Kingdom in 1987, where it stayed at the top of the chart for five weeks and was the best-selling single of that year. It eventually topped the charts in 25 countries, including the United States and West Germany.

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References

  1. Historic England. "Artingstalls Auctioneers, Manchester (1292311)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 27 September 2012.
  2. "Manchester Firsts". manchester.gov.uk. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 15 July 2008.
  3. "Killing Castlefield". Manchester Confidential. 11 July 2007. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  4. "Waterman to sell his chapel of sound". Manchester Evening News. 31 January 2006. Retrieved 2012-09-20.
  5. "Piece of pop history up for grabs as Castlefield Chapel goes on the market". Manchester Evening News. 11 January 2011. Retrieved 2012-09-20.