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. Now the site is known as the Carnegie Building, and is offices for the Sandwell Leisure Trust (2021)

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  • Year opened: 30 May 1905, by Councillor W. W. Doughty

Photo of library in 2009:


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


Old photo of library (postcard):

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