Basic Site Details

Name: Norwich Municipal Buildings
Town, district or village: Norwich
City or county: Norfolk
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: 146 competition entries in total; competition won by C H James & S R Pierce of London.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Norwich City HallYes 
Item 2 of 2Norwich Town Hall  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11931 Competition design 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6(Sir) John Burnet, Tait & LorneArchitectural practiceA1931 Competition design - 2nd premiated design
Item 2 of 6Francis LorneArchitectA1931 Competition design - 2nd premiated design
Item 3 of 6Ludovic Gordon FarquharArchitectA1931 Competition design - 2nd premiated design
Item 4 of 6Thomas Smith TaitArchitectA1931 Competition design - 2nd premiated design
Item 5 of 6Alexander DunlopArchitectB1931 Competition design - as assistant to James Miller
Item 6 of 6James MillerArchitectB1931 Competition design


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Pevsner, N and Wilson, B1997Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-EastNorfolk 1, 2nd EdLondon: Penguin Grouppp262-4
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1933   368 (Miller)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect and Building News20 May 1932  pp272-3
Item 2 of 2Builder27 May 1932CXLII Burnet, Tait & Lorne

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Dunlop: L no5604 (combined box 90)