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12 July 2012

1859 – Town Hall, Coleraine, Co. Derry

Architect: Thomas Turner Designed by Thomas Turner, the Town Hall was built in 1859 by McLaughlin & Harvey for the then large sum of £4,147, with The Honourable the Irish Society contributing £2,500....

30 October 2011

1855 – Design for Town Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Uncompleted design for extension to existing Town Hall in Newcastle.

26 February 2011

1977 – Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall, London

Architect: Sir Basil Spence Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea it was decided to replace the two old town halls with a joint Civic Centre in Hornton Street. The architect chosen...

25 February 2011

1874 – Design for a townhall, Paris, France

Published in The Building News, May 15th 1874.

25 February 2011

1909 – Neues Rathaus, Munich, Germany

Architect: George Hauberisser Next door to the Altes Rathaus (old city hall), this annex to the townhall was built in a neo-gothic style between 1867 and 1908. The building is decorated with interesting...

18 February 2011

1873 – Bolton Town Hall, Lancashire

Architects: Hill & Woodhouse A Grade II* listed Town Hall designed by William Hill and George Woodhouse and opened in June 1873 by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. In the 1930s, the building...

14 February 2011

1857 – Design for Halifax Town Hall, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Perspective View published in The Building News, October 23rd 1857.

15 January 2011

1856 – Town Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: James Paterson The construction of Blackburn’s original, Italian renaissance style town hall was completed in 1856 at a cost of £35,000. It originally housed a police station with 18 cells, a large...

12 November 2010

1879 – New Town Hall, Loftus, Yorkshire

Architect: E.R. Robson Perspective view and ground plan published in The Building News, May 30th 1879. Loftus Town Hall was built by the Earl of Zetland, erected by Mr Thomas Dickenson of Saltburn,...