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Alfred Brumwell Thomas

05 June 2013

1906 – Town Hall, Woolwich, London

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Building began on the hall on 11 February 1903, with the...

05 June 2013

1919 – Entrance, Skefko Ball Bearing Works, Luton, Bedfordshire

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas Now known as SKF, it was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden by Sven Wingqvist, inventor of the double row self-aligning ball bearing. Founded in Luton in 1911 with 150 employees....

01 February 2010

New UAHS book on Belfast City Hall

A new UAHS publication by Paul Larmour aims to be much more than the history of a remarkable project and a guide to the building – it is an architectural feast that will...

24 September 2009

1906 – Belfast City Hall

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas In 1888 Queen Victoria gave the town of Belfast the status of City. In response the citizens built the magnificent City Hall which today dominates the heart of Belfast....

29 June 2009

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...