Basic Site Details

Name: Bolton Town Hall
Town, district or village: Bolton
City or county: Lancashire
Country: England
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Notes: Competition assessed by Thomas Leverton Donaldson. 40 entrants in total. Won by William Hill of Leeds; C Brodrick awarded third place. Cost: 40,000.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11865 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 2John McKean BrydonArchitect 1865 Competition design - unsuccessful
Item 2 of 2Thomas TurnerArchitect, Engineer 1865 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 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1866   862 (Brydon)