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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,...

20 October 2010

1886 – New Hotel de Ville, Neuilly, Paris, France

Architect: M. Andre Perspective View published in The Architect, January 2nd 1886. Largely complete as designed except for the small tower.

06 July 2010

1883 – Elgin Town Hall, Morayshire, Scotland

Architect: Matthews & Mackenzie Published in The Building News, October 12th 1883. Destroyed by fire in 1939 shortly after the start of the Second World War. Replaced by a fine modernist post-war building...

25 June 2010

1890 – New Town Hall, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Architect: William Hill & Charles W. Bovis A suitable site for a new Town Hall was found at Landport, at what had formerly been the residence of Sir Thomas Ridge, but was at...

25 June 2010

1863 – New Mairie, Paris

As published in The Builder, November 14 1863.

21 June 2010

1674 – Hotel de Ville, Lyon, France

Architect: Jules Hardouin-Mansart The Town Hall on place des Terreaux, was rebuilt in 1674 after a fire, by architects Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Robert de Cotte. In 1792 during the French Revolution, the half-relief...

15 June 2010

1882 – Former Townhall, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Thomas Manly Deane Now a McDonalds outlet, the former Townhall was commissioned by the 11th Earl of Meath to look down the main street of Bray. Designed by Thomas Manly Deane and...

22 May 2010

1876 – St Helens Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Depicted prior to a fire which destroyed the steeple.