Torridon Road library

Brief description

Originally known as Hither Green library, one of at least 4 Carnegie libraries in Lewisham (may be more…). Designed by Henry Hopton.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1995.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Lewisham council – although discussions are underway to transfer it to the community to run (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant:
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 30 November 1907

Photo of library today (2006):



Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Yes, in 2006

Web links:


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