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Exuberant building

The town hall is a culmination of extravagant Victorian, municipal architecture. Built at the very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael C
Derby, United Kingdom

we had our wedding here on weds what a great place from entering to excit cannot fault it the staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Built in 1898, Colchester Town Hall is a Grade 1 listed building with an ornate facade, superb rooms and a fabulous Italian marble staircase. Set in the heart of historic Colchester the Town Hall has a wealth of Mayoral history and regalia and plays...more
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Town Hall High Street, Colchester CO1 1PJ, England
+44 1206 506905
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The town hall is a culmination of extravagant Victorian, municipal architecture. Built at the very end of the 19c (1898-1902) it is dominated by the tower which is 162 feet in height. The façade includes three pairs of giant columns which makes the whole building...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had our wedding here on weds what a great place from entering to excit cannot fault it the staff and registrars where amazing

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jennib1967
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On Monday 11th March I married the love of my life in you’re community room with 45 very special guest, You guys were super from the beginning right till the very end. Very supportive very reliable with emails and telephone if we needed anything or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This building's architecture is very cool, it was built in 1898 and still stands today in good repair.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Huge building dominating the skyline. Steeped in history well worth a visit if possible. Always something going on!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 347valerie
Reviewed July 22, 2018

lovely looking grade 1 building the aera was very busy as it was a very hot day I think there must of been a function on inside as there were so many people around

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank martin s
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Just a great venue for our wedding. Staff great Surroundings great. Parking easy and the building is fantastic inside and out.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

Colchester's Grade 1 Listed Town Hall with its 162-foot Victoria clock Tower was designed in 1897 by Sir John Belcher in what Pevsner calls an 'exuberant display style', a classical free Baroque. It was opened in May 1902 by former Prime Minister, Lord Roseberry. One...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank R H
Reviewed February 20, 2017

I was born and brought up in Colchester, a Roman town which claims to be Britain's oldest, and certainly it has the heritage to prove it - the castle (a former Norman keep/Roman temple; a Roman town wall; and numerous other architectural antiquities. Schooled in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AndyG1057
Reviewed January 22, 2017

I have used the Town Hall for a number of events over the last five years and have been recently to the Moot Hall - as well as the Mayor's parlour. The main areas are really beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2017
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