In Northern England:
- 1860: Demolition of the first public baths in Newcastle (Bath Lane) after the water supply from Skinner Burn was disrupted.
- c1860: Building of the Zetland Hotel in Middlesbrough (now Grade 2 Listed).
- 1860: Building of the Heugh Battery to protect the port of Hartlepool.
- 2nd March 1860: an explosion at Burradon Colliery killied 76 men and boys.