Basic Site Details

Name: Hampstead Civic Centre
Town, district or village: Hampstead
City or county: London
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Town hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3Avenue Road  
Item 2 of 3Eton Avenue  
Item 3 of 3Finchley Road(?)  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 230 January 1959 Plans prepared, construction not yet begun'the council chamber, which seats 80 members and is linked to the tower block by the civic suites, committee rooms, etc. The tower contains all the council offices, canteen, etc...the block connecting the tower to the halls [contains the registrars and] two halls...there are [swimming baths, a gymnasium and a library] cost 2 m. per Builder pp218-219
Item 2 of 224 November 1960 Scheme acceptedby borough council per Builder 2 Dec 1960 p1010


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 2(Sir) Basil Urwin SpenceArchitectA1959  
Item 2 of 2Basil Spence & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1959 Spence responsible


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder23 January 1959  'Hampstead Civic Centre' pp218-219; article includes 4 photographs, all views of the site model
Item 2 of 2Builder2 December 1960  p1010 - captioned perspective drawing at bottom of page