Homerton library

Brief description

Designed by Sir Thomas Edwin Cooper, the entire building was built from scratch in just 9 months, 1912-13.

Given Grade II listing in 1981.

Current status: Closed as a library in 1974, became Chats Palace arts centre. (2016)

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  • Year opened (and by who – if known):  1913

Photo of library today (2010):


Photo credit: flickr user sarflondondunc (cc licence)


Old photo of library (postcard):

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