Littlehampton library

Brief description

This was the first purpose-built public library in West Sussex. The land was donated by the Duke of Norfolk. The building was extended in 2002.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by West Sussex county council (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £2,607, 9s 3d (that was the total cost of building)
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 30 May 1906

Photo of library today (2017):


Photo credit: Charlotte Lane/Libraries Taskforce


Old photo of library (postcard):



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