Basic Site Details

Name: Motherwell Town Hall and Municipal Offices
Town, district or village: Motherwell
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hamilton RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118861887  


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 5Henry Bell Wesley SteeleArchitect 1886 Competition design - placed second
Item 2 of 5John Bennie WilsonArchitect 18861887Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 5James Brown StewartArchitectC1886 Competition design - placed third
Item 4 of 5William Gilmour WilsonArchitectC1886 Competition design - placed third
Item 5 of 5Wilson & StewartArchitectural practiceC1886 Competition design - placed third


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 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1887   845

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect29 January 1886   
Item 2 of 2Building News10 February 1888LIV page 237.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48305 
Item 2 of 3North Lanarkshire County Archive, CumbernauldMotherwell Dean of Guild Records  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Bennie Wilson: F v20 no1428 (microfilm reel 13)


© All rights reserved. The Building News [London], Vol. LIV, 10 February 1888, page 237. 

© All rights reserved. The Building News [London], Vol. LIV, 10 February 1888, page 237.