Longridge House
(d.1996)

Closed aged unknown

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr

On this site stood Royal & SunAlliance's Longridge House which was destroyed in the 1996 Manchester bombing. Longridge House was the head office of British Engine Insurance Ltd., a Manchester based company founded in 1878, which incorporated the Manchester Steam Users Association (the first boiler inspection company) founded in 1854. British Engine Insurance is a subsidiary of Royal & SunAlliance Insurance Group plc.

Marks and Spencer's / Selfridges building, Exchange Square, Manchester, United Kingdom where it sited

On this site stood Royal & SunAlliance's Longridge House which was destroyed in the 1996 Manchester bombing. Longridge House was the head office of British Engine Insurance Ltd., a Manchester based company founded in 1878, which incorporated the Manchester Steam Users Association (the first boiler inspection company) founded in 1854. British Engine Insurance is a subsidiary of Royal & SunAlliance Insurance Group plc.

Marks and Spencer's / Selfridges building, Shambles Square, Manchester, United Kingdom where it sited