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Municipal Buildings

23 July 2009

1877 – Cardiff Municipal Buildings, Wales

Architect: James Seward & Thomas

15 July 2009

1905 – Ilkley Municipal Buildings, Yorkshire

Architect: R.T. Longden

13 July 2009

1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse ‘ Alfred Waterhouse’s major existing work and masterpiece in Manchester is the town hall (1868) with a design in Venetian Gothic. The building is executed with solid and splendid interior...

12 July 2009

1910 – Municipal Buildings, South Shields, Durham

Architect: Ernest E. Fetch After many years of delay and debate about the best site for a new Town Hall to meeting the needs of the rapidly expanding Borough of South Shields, it...

08 July 2009

1892 – Municipal Buildings, Oxford

Architect: H.T. Hare Perspective View to St. Aldate’s Street including ground & 1st floor plans. Selected Design by H.T. Hare as published in The Building News, July 8th 1892. The first Guildhall was...

07 July 2009

1888 – New Municipal Buildings, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Architect: F.H. Oldham When the competition for “˜The Guildhall’ on Burton Street was launched in 1888 with prizes totalling £600, it was stressed that business premises were required and not a town hall....

07 July 2009

1906 – Wallsend Municipal Buildings, Northumberland

Architect: Shewbrooke & Hodges

06 July 2009

1905 – Lambeth Municipal Buildings, Brixton Hill, London

Architect: H.P. Burke Downing 2nd. Premiated Design

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...