The Leeds Town Hall 3a © Carl Milner 2012

The Leeds Town Hall 3a © Carl Milner 2012

203 STEPS!!!

The stunning vestibule with its tiles and statues and the opulent Victoria Hall with its mottoes, barrel vaulted ceiling and gilding were in stark contrast to the cells beneath, but when the Town Hall opened five years later, the Building News proclaimed it as ‘one of the gorgeous structures of its class …. The architect has undoubtedly achieved his aim, for he has given the people of Leeds a town hall which tells of the luxury of kings’.

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