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  • © Chris Wilkins

  • c. Chris Wilkins

  • © Jon Craig

City Hall

  • Saturday 10AM - 5PM

Venue number: 21

City Hall

  • Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM

Venue number: 21

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • c. Chris Wilkins

  • © Jon Craig

City Hall

OPEN HOUSE

 

Over the moat: an exclusive look into one of Bristol’s most iconic buildings, and current seat of local government.

 

Unveil the history of the city’s leadership engraved on the walls of City Hall.

 

Self guided tours: Get access to the Lord Mayor’s Parlour and the historic first floor and see the robes and ceremonial silverware first-hand. Sit in the Council Chamber and look up at its spectacular painted ceiling – depicting Bristol throughout its history.

Key Information

  • Address College Green, BS1 5TR
  • Map Map coming soon!
  • Amenities
    Wheelchair access
    Accessible toilet
    Toilet
    Activities for families
    Baby changing facilities
    Pram friendly

Design Information

  • Built1938-1953
  • Designed byArchitects: Vincent Harris (original), Alec French Architects (refurbishment)
  • Building styleNeo-Georgian

Built in the 1930s, this building replicates the Georgian style of many of Bristol’s most ornate buildings. The concrete frame is clad with very wide, thin bricks, with Portland stone dressings and a leaded hipped roof topped with gilded unicorns. The grand ceremonial entrance overlooks a moat, with a Italian marble reception hall inside.

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