Basic Site Details

Name: St Pancras Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: St Pancras
City or county: London
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition assessed by John Macvicar Anderson (RIBA President). Won by William Harrison of London. Entries by F W Dixon, P J Marvin, Hall & Ardron, M Wightman, and Tulloch & Dennis were also unplaced. Sources differ as to who came second and who third.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1St Pancras Town Hall  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11892  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 8Charles Henry WorleyArchitect 1892 Competition design - unplaced
Item 2 of 8John JohnsonArchitect 1892 Competition design - unplaced
Item 3 of 8Gibson & RussellArchitectural practiceA1892 Second (or third?) premiated competition design
Item 4 of 8James Glen Sivewright GibsonArchitectA1892 Second (or third?) premiated competition design
Item 5 of 8Samuel Bridgman RussellArchitectA1892 Second (or third?) premiated competition design
Item 6 of 8Fred RowntreeArchitectB1892 Third (or second?) premiated competition design
Item 7 of 8Malcolm StarkArchitectB1892 Third (or second?) premiated competition design
Item 8 of 8Stark & RowntreeArchitectural practiceB1892 Third (or second?) premiated competition design


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 (second: 'M Stark & Robinson'; third: Gibson & Russell)
Item 2 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing(second: Gibson & Russell; third: Stark & Rowntree)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4BuilderLate 1892LXIII pp401 & 424
Item 2 of 4Builder4 February 1893  p95 - Stark and Rowntree placed 3rd
Item 3 of 4BuilderEarly 1893LXIV pp34 & 81
Item 4 of 4BuilderEarly 1895LXVIII p66i