City Hall

City Hall, Bradford Model of City Hall, Bradford

City Hall is the centrepiece of the centre of the city of Bradford, a magnificent Venetian style Victorian civic building with a clock tower modelled on the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.

The council chamber in City Hall, Bradford The banqueting hall in City Hall, Bradford

Designed by Lockwood and Mawson, the building was opened in 1873. The interior contains the city's main council chamber, and a grand banqueting hall (pictured above). There is also a courtroom and police cells, which now form part of a police museum.

Adjacent to the building is City Park with its "mirror pool" and dancing fountains.

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