Tipton library

Brief description

The architect was George H Wenyon (who was also responsible for Dudley library).  A foundation stone is inscribed: “Erected by the Munificence of Andrew Carnegie Esq …..”.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1982

Current status: Closed as a public library in 2000. Refurbished and reopened as the Carnegie Centre in 2006 by Sandwell Council, it housed their Occupational Health unit until 2015, when they relocated to West Bromwich. Current status unknown. (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1905

Photo of library today (2009):

tipton-carnegie-geograph

Photo credit:  John M and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

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Old photo of library (postcard):

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