Hanley Town Hall - Albion Street. - grade 1 listed building (heritage no. 46A)
The original Town Hall was in Fountain Square - on the site now occupied by Lloyds Bank.
The present Town Hall in Albion Street was built as the Queens Hotel in 1869, designed by Robert Scrivener. It became the Town Hall in the 1880's.
The Ridgway Family
Ridgway's son John became the first Mayor.
John Ridgway's crest of a kneeling dromedary was used in the Seal of the Borough of Hanley.
The present Town Hall in Albion Street. Red Brick built 1869 designed by Robert Scrivener - grade 1 listed building (heritage no. 46A)
To the left is the Albion Public House and to the right is Bethesda Methodist Chapel, the Potteries Museum and what was the offices of the Water Board.
|Directly opposite the town hall entrance door is the War Memorial.
|Detail above the town hall door.
Photos taken October 1999 - S.C.Birks
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