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Building the Town Hall

Setting the Scene
The site is chosen, the architect appointed and the plans drawn up.

Work in Progress
Despite difficulties the Town Hall is built. A tower has been added to the original design.

The Opening
Queen Victoria visits Leeds, amid great celebration, to open the new Town Hall.

The Finished Building
A short description of the magnificent building that is Leeds Town Hall.

Later Alterations
How the Town Hall has been altered since it opened.

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Town Hall from the south west
Town Hall from the south west
Victoria Hall, 1858
Victoria Hall, 1858

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