Old Town Hall and Municipal Offices, Wandsworth 8843

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

There are formal gardens between the civic buildings and Wandsworth High Street and Fairfield Street. The gardens along Wandsworth High Street have fountain, lawns and floral displays, with three plane trees along the road frontage, bounded by railings. Along Fairfield Street the garden has lawn with flower beds and tubs.

History

Wandsworth Town Hall was built in a number of phases, the earliest central portion in 1926 by E L Elford, the addition to the east was built in 1935-37 and designed by E A Hunt, with relief sculptures as a frieze. The most recent buildings to the west date from the 1970s.

Access & Directions

Directions

Tube: East Putney then bus. Rail: Wandsworth Town. Bus: 28, 37, 39, 44, 77A, 156, 170, 220, 270, 337
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century (1901-1932)
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust