West Bromwich library

Brief description

Designed by local architect Stephen J. Holliday. The central hallway has mosaic and tile decoration which includes inscription: “This building is the gift of Mr Andrew Carnegie to the Borough”.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1987.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Sandwell council (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known):
  • Amount of grant: £7,500
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 10 June 1907, by Mayor James Edward Wilson.

Photo of library today (2011):


Photo credit: flickr user Elliott Brown, shared under cc licence


Old photo of library (postcard):

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