Kensington Town Hall, London

Last updated on 16 September 2017

Kensington Town Hall is a building completed in 1976, designed by Sir Basil Spence in the brutalist style.[1]

It is the headquarters for Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council. It was commissioned to replace the two old town halls when the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea merged.[2]

Spence had been commissioned in 1965, but work was not completed until 29 November 1976, ten days after Spence's death.[3] The building was opened in 1977.[2]

Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall 2005.jpg
Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall

References

  1. ^ What is being proposed?. "Kensington Town Hall refurbishment | Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea". Rbkc.gov.uk. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Watercolour of Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall by the architect Sir Basil Spence". Rbkc.gov.uk. 20 April 2005. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  3. ^ Walker, David. "Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall". c20society. Retrieved 26 July 2015.

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Coordinates: 51°30′07″N 0°11′43″W / 51.50202°N 0.19515°W

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