Civic Hall, Leeds

E Vincent Harris
Date Built
Calverley St, Leeds LS1 1UR
The Leeds Civic Hall is a Grade II* Listed building designed by the architect E Vincent Harris who was responsible for the Town Hall Extension and Central Library in Manchester. 

This v-shaped building, located in Millennium Square, is clad in Portland stone and has a slate roof. 

The listing notes say that inside, "... the entrance hall, reception areas, assembly hall, council chamber and committee rooms all contain impressive original decoration and detailing which includes: a long reception hall with painted columns, cruciform plan at N end, with tunnel vault which is repeated in the side corridors; fine divided staircase at N end; rear entrance to reception room with end fireplaces, mirrored overmantel and chandelier from Town Hall; Council Chamber with oval seating plan...."

.... Left and right returns: 5 storeys, 15 bays, 1st floor rusticated with round-headed windows; at 3rd-floor level under tower is a gilded clock on large bracket.

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