Hackney library

Brief description

Foundation stone laid by HRH Princess Christian on 23 March 1907. The architect was Henry Crouch.

Current status: Now an arts venue (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £12,000
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 28 May 1908 by the Prince and Princess of Wales

Photo of library today (2009):



Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Yes, saw it in 2009.

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