Joseph Paxton


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Noun1.Joseph Paxton - English architect (1801-1865)Joseph Paxton - English architect (1801-1865)  
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Joseph Paxton, creator of the Crystal Palace, was Liberal MP for Coventry in the 1860s.
Acknowledged as the world's first publicly funded municipal park, it was created and financed by the elected Commissioners for the Improvement of Birkenhead and designed by (Sir) Joseph Paxton. Work began in 1843 and the project was completed in 1846, however, the park's opening was delayed for a number of months to coincide with that of Morpeth Dock, the start of Birkenhead's new dock system.
Which glass and iron building was designed by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Great Exhibition of 1851?
Our Junior Bake-Off competition is going from strength to strength this year, with students entering from Bebington High School, St John Plessington High School, West Kirby Grammar School, Whitby High School and Wirral Hospital School/St Joseph Paxton. There will be fierce competition from the entrants to beat the high standards shown in last year's contest.
Joseph Paxton, who represented the city from 1854 to 1865, is famed for more things than most.
There are 34 apartments at Eastham House, which was once owned by Sir Joseph Paxton, designer of the gardens at Birkenhead Park and the exhibition building of Crystal Palace in London.
Finally Joseph Paxton's entry was agreed, which proposed an Arch Transept that would enable the trees to stay.
The events on Saturday will be at at the Wirral Hospitals School - Joseph Paxton Campus, Park Road North, Birkenhead.
Coventry would be the ideal location, claims Mr Greatrex, as Crystal Palace was designed by former city MP Joseph Paxton. And he also believes taking the project forward could prove the "icing on the cake" for Coventry's bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021.