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Croydon Clocktower

  • Theatre ID
    3690
  • Built / Converted
    1896
  • Dates of use
    • 1896 - 2011:
  • Current state
    Extant
  • Current use
    Dark (concert hall closed 2011)
  • Address
    Katharine Street, Croydon, London, Greater London, CR9 1ET, England

Details

The Braithwaite Hall is part of the municipal buildings complex built between 1892 and 1896. The complex comprises the eponymous clock tower, town hall, library and corn exchange. In recent years the Braithwaite Hall has served Croydon as a multidisciplinary arts centre. However, theatre use ceased in the Braithwate Hall in 2011 following funding cuts. The museum and galleries, library and caféemain open.


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  • Other names
    Braithwaite Hall
  • Events
    • 1896 Design/Construction: as municipal buildings, including the Braithwaite Hall.
      • Charles Henman Jnr - Architect
    • 1896 - 2011 Use:
  • Listings
    • Grade II

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Auditorium at the Lyceum, Crewe, 1994
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