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The Swansea Guildhall is one of the main office buildings of the City and County of Swansea council. Prior to local government re-organisation in 1996, it was the headquarters for the former Swansea City Council. City & County of Swansea council http://www. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


The Guildhall complex comprises the City Hall, Brangwyn concert hall and the County Law Courts for Swansea. The Swansea Crown Court is now located in a building immediately opposide the Guildhall. Construction commenced in 1930 and it was completed in 1934, opening on 23 October of that year. The building is finished in white Portland stone and features a tall art nouveau clock tower making it a very distinctive Swansea landmark. It was designed by architect Sir Percy Thomas. The Brangwyn Hall is a concert venue in Swansea. ... Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city in Wales and a Welsh County. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Cenotaph, in Whitehall, London, England, is made from Portland stone Portland stone is limestone from the Jurassic period quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. ... Poster by Alfons Mucha Art Nouveau /art nuvo/, Anglicised /ˈɑːt nuːvəu/ (French for new art) is a style in art, architecture and design that peaked in popularity at the beginning of the 20th century. ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction. ...


See also

City & County of Swansea council http://www. ... The Dylan Thomas Centre is an arts centre located in Swansea, Wales. ...

External links

  • Architectural Gallery: Swansea Architecture
  • City & County of Swansea: Architecture of the Guildhall

 
 

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