Basic Site Details

Name: Halifax Public Hall
Town, district or village: Halifax
City or county: Yorkshire
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: £25,000. Cheers & Smith of Blackburn and Twickenham won the competition; Farrow & Nisbett came third.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Public building  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11896 Competition held 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2David BarclayArchitectA1896 Competition design - placed second
Item 2 of 2H & D BarclayArchitectural practiceA1896 Competition design - placed second


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Cunningham, Colin1981Victorian and Edwardian Town Halls London: Routledge & Kegan PaulAppendix II: Competition Statistics
Item 2 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder1896LXX or LXXI Date/page ref not listed in Harper