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Dewsbury Town Hall

Wakefield Old Rd, Dewsbury WF12 8DG, England
+44 1924 324501
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Registry Marriage

Lovely private ceremony, with great staff who were helpful and friendly at each stage. The rooms... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
nilam T
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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Good Venue for a Wedding

We went to a wedding here in September, for both the ceremony itself and the reception. The... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
CortinaUK
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London, UK
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This fine Victorian Town Hall is situated in the centre of bustling Dewsbury town centre.The venue offers you an intimate 700 seat concert hall, spectacular function and meeting rooms, which are ideal setting for events, weddings, proms, conferences, award ceremonies, meetings, multi cultural events and other celebrations.This impressive grade II listed building is filled with unique features including original stained glass windows, wood panelling, beautiful marble columns and spectacular ornate ceilings.And what's more, did you know that Dewsbury is considered to be the smallest town in the country to host a classical concert season.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“old building” (2 reviews)
“staff on duty” (2 reviews)
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Wakefield Old Rd, Dewsbury WF12 8DG, England
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+44 1924 324501
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely private ceremony, with great staff who were helpful and friendly at each stage. The rooms were beautiful and we had lots of time to take photographs afterwards.

Thank nilam T
Batterby, General Manager at Dewsbury Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for your 5 star review. We're delighted to hear that you had such a special day! We have invested heavily in refurbishing the ceremony rooms, foyers and staircases to ensure the photographs offer perfect backdrops for your big day. Congratulations once again

Reviewed September 21, 2017

We went to a wedding here in September, for both the ceremony itself and the reception. The building is lovely inside with wide staircases, stained glass windows and large reception rooms. Plenty of places for good wedding photo opportunities, especially if it is raining outside....More

Thank CortinaUK
Batterby, Manager at Dewsbury Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for your great review. We’re delighted to hear that the wedding guests and happy couple had a fantastic day at our Town Hall.

Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Dewsbury's 'grade 2' listed town hall still looks as impressive today as it must of done when it was finally unveiled in 1889 at a cost of £40,000, construction began in 1886 from the plans drawn up by Dewsbury's renowned architects Henry Holtom & George...More

Thank John G
Batterby, Manager at Dewsbury Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review John! :)

Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Dewsbury Town Hall looks as good now as it would have been in 1889 on the out side, inside looks pretty good too but could not look at the rooms l wanted to see / Old Court Room, Old part Police Station and other rooms....More

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

A grand old building redolent of more prosperous times in Dewbury. Somewhat spoiled by having a statue of a vomiting man in front of it.

Thank AliAl-Aswad
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We visited Dewsbury and found this lovely building near the old market place close to the centre.The building is Victorian and a historic town hall. It is also a place for concerts and there is a notice board outside with events coming up. We didn't...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Fab night at the Strictly Summer Ball, food was spot on and service amazing, I was pleasantly surprised by the venue.

Thank Sharon S
Batterby, Manager at Dewsbury Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2016

Thank you for your kind words, we're delighted you had such an enjoyable time. As an added bonus the charity raised in excess of £4000!

Reviewed May 7, 2016

We are so proud of our Town Hall. The rest of Dewbury might be dying on its feet, but the money spent on refurbishing the Town Hall in the past few years, improving the facilities, has opened it up to house many more functions. The...More

Thank M W
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

An absolute beautiful building both inside and out. Could put some of the big city town halls to shame. If you get the chance give it a visit.

Thank dewcob47
Reviewed January 22, 2016

dewsbury town hall has loads of charactor well worth a visit lots of history to they hold tea dances and thearter eve

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Amethyst14gem
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Batterby | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your query. There is a small car park behind the Town Hall and parking bays outside. Parking is free after 6pm As mentioned above the car parks are small and do get busy on competition days. Alternative... More
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Ariel M
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Batterby | Property representative |
We don't have a dedicated car park at the Town Hall but the public car park and parking bays around the Town Hall are free of charge on a Sunday
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