Greenbank Synagogue, Liverpool, England

Greenbank Synagogue, Liverpool, England

An Art Deco styled synagogue was built in the 1930's to a radical new design. This place for Jewish worship has a stunning huge space and plenty of items left behind.

Visited February 2014 Liverpool Being redeveloped

Built in the 1930’s The Ark is not a traditional synagogue, but is certainly in keeping with the Art Deco style of the era. The building incorporated a number of architectural advancements to successfully create a modernised synagogue experience. The amazing space is inviting and has an intimate feel despite being huge – there was seating for around 700 people. The light flooding in from the windows around the top creates a light and airy feel.

Greenbank Synagogue - View from the balcony
Greenbank Synagogue – View from the balcony
Greenbank Synagogue - Impressive view
Greenbank Synagogue – Impressive view
Greenbank Synagogue - Holy book
Greenbank Synagogue – Holy book
Greenbank Synagogue - Stand at the front
Greenbank Synagogue – Stand at the front
Greenbank Synagogue - View from the front
Greenbank Synagogue – View from the front
Greenbank Synagogue - Book and candle holders
Greenbank Synagogue – Book and candle holders
Greenbank Synagogue - Book detail
Greenbank Synagogue – Book detail
Greenbank Synagogue - Book and Star of David
Greenbank Synagogue – Book and Star of David
Greenbank Synagogue - Seating for 700
Greenbank Synagogue – Seating for 700
Greenbank Synagogue - Organ
Greenbank Synagogue – Organ
Greenbank Synagogue - Candle holder detail
Greenbank Synagogue – Candle holder detail
Greenbank Synagogue - Stand at the front
Greenbank Synagogue – Stand at the front
Greenbank Synagogue - Jewish writing on board
Greenbank Synagogue – Jewish writing on board
Greenbank Synagogue - Reading stand with gavel
Greenbank Synagogue – Reading stand with gavel
Greenbank Synagogue - Doorways in the entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue – Doorways in the entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue - Entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue – Entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue - Entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue – Entrance hall
Greenbank Synagogue - Tables in a side room
Greenbank Synagogue – Tables in a side room
Greenbank Synagogue - Looks like they had a jumble sale before the synagogue closed
Greenbank Synagogue – Looks like they had a jumble sale before the synagogue closed
Greenbank Synagogue - Piano in the theatre room basement
Greenbank Synagogue – Piano in the theatre room basement
Greenbank Synagogue - Lovely side room
Greenbank Synagogue – Lovely side room
Greenbank Synagogue - Torah scroll in a side room
Greenbank Synagogue – Torah scroll in a side room
Greenbank Synagogue - Torah scroll detail
Greenbank Synagogue – Torah scroll detail
Greenbank Synagogue - Stand detail
Greenbank Synagogue – Stand detail
Greenbank Synagogue - Scroll display cabinet
Greenbank Synagogue – Scroll display cabinet
Greenbank Synagogue - Memorial plaques
Greenbank Synagogue – Memorial plaques
Greenbank Synagogue - A room falling into a state of decay
Greenbank Synagogue – A room falling into a state of decay
Greenbank Synagogue - History of the Synagogue books
Greenbank Synagogue – History of the Synagogue books
Greenbank Synagogue - Wheelchair by the stairs
Greenbank Synagogue – Wheelchair by the stairs
Greenbank Synagogue - The Rabbi's office
Greenbank Synagogue – The Rabbi’s office
Greenbank Synagogue - Disused name plaques
Greenbank Synagogue – Disused name plaques
Greenbank Synagogue - Continuous certificate of discharge
Greenbank Synagogue – Continuous certificate of discharge
Greenbank Synagogue - External frontage
Greenbank Synagogue – External frontage
Greenbank Synagogue - External close-up
Greenbank Synagogue – External close-up
Greenbank Synagogue - External angle
Greenbank Synagogue – External angle

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