Former Regent Street Crown Post Office - Douglas, Isle of Man
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm
N 54° 09.012 W 004° 28.699
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Quick Description: This former Post Offfice can be found on Regent Street in Douglas.
Location: Isle of Man
Date Posted: 8/28/2018 9:36:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ1Y1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
This former Post Offfice can be found on Regent Street in Douglas.

"Architect: Henry Tanner
Year: 1887
Archive sources
National Archives: WORK 69/6 (photograph)
Selected bibliographical references
Isle of Man Times 25 Dec 1886, p. 5; 20 Aug 1887, p. 3; 17 Sep 1887, p. 4
Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 14 Sep 1887, p. 6
Opened: 12 Sep 1887"
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The building is currently being converted in into a bar and restaurant:-
"New plans have been submitted for the former Post Office on regent Street in Douglas.

Thompson Holdings has put forward amended plans for a bar and restaurant named 1886 - after the year the building was put up.

The proposals would see facilities over two floors, with space for bands to play and a mezzanine cocktail bar.

And the plans include a takeaway run by Herron's Country Fried Chicken."
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State/Territory: Isle of Man

Zip Code: IM1 2EA

Post Office Type: Former Crown Post Office

Historical Significance: Crown Post Office in Douglas from 1887 until 2016

Current use: Not in use

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