1908 – Stockport Town Hall & Municipal Buildings, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas



An imposing Italian marble entrance leads to the Edwardian Ballroom, which former poet laureate Sir John Betjeman described as “magnificent”. This contains a Wurlitzer organ formerly installed in Manchester’s Paramount Theatre and moved to Manchester’s Free Trade Hall in 1977 subsequently being moved to Stockport Town Hall and being opened at Stockport in late 1999. Designated a Grade II listed building in 1975, and upgraded to Grade II* in September 2007.

Some of Alfred Brumwell Thomas’s other notable works include Belfast City Hall and Woolwich Town Hall.

Latest News

December 1, 2016: Annual Heritage Angel Awards for Northern Ireland
December 1, 2016: New UAHS book on Young & MacKenzie
November 17, 2016: Winners of the 2016 Wood Awards Ireland are announced

Email Newsletter

Signup to receive email updates of new additions to Archiseek.com