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Very Impressive

This building's architecture is very cool, it was built in 1898 and still stands today in good... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
649briank
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Impressive building

Huge building dominating the skyline. Steeped in history well worth a visit if possible. Always... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
347valerie
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Essex, United Kingdom
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7 Oct 2018
“Very Impressive”
4 Sep 2018
“Impressive building”
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Built in 1898, Colchester Town Hall is a Grade 1 listed building with an ornate facade, superb rooms and a fabulous Italian marble staircase. Set in the heart of historic Colchester the Town Hall has a wealth of Mayoral history and regalia and plays...more
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Town Hall High Street, Colchester CO1 1PJ, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This building's architecture is very cool, it was built in 1898 and still stands today in good repair.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This building's architecture is very cool, it was built in 1898 and still stands today in good repair.

1  Thank 649briank
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Huge building dominating the skyline. Steeped in history well worth a visit if possible. Always something going on!

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

lovely looking grade 1 building the aera was very busy as it was a very hot day I think there must of been a function on inside as there were so many people around

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Just a great venue for our wedding. Staff great Surroundings great. Parking easy and the building is fantastic inside and out.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Colchester's Grade 1 Listed Town Hall with its 162-foot Victoria clock Tower was designed in 1897 by Sir John Belcher in what Pevsner calls an 'exuberant display style', a classical free Baroque. It was opened in May 1902 by former Prime Minister, Lord Roseberry. One...More

Thank R H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was born and brought up in Colchester, a Roman town which claims to be Britain's oldest, and certainly it has the heritage to prove it - the castle (a former Norman keep/Roman temple; a Roman town wall; and numerous other architectural antiquities. Schooled in...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I have used the Town Hall for a number of events over the last five years and have been recently to the Moot Hall - as well as the Mayor's parlour. The main areas are really beautiful.

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Don't just walk past it go in , it's very interesting, and loads to see, get for kids take time to learn about your town, beautiful paintings and pottery, and you must see the moot hall.

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

This building houses Colchester council, including the Mayor's office. Hidden up on the top floor is a stunning room known as The Moot Hall. This room is big enough to seat around 225 people and houses the annual Oyster Feast. The catering is done by...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Walking around the centre we were bowled over by this fantastic piece of architecture. Currently, the tower is under restoration and is enclosed by scaffolding but most of the building is visible. We had the gall to poke our heads inside and ask if we...More

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