The main building was built in 1892, designed by Bridgman and Goss. It was extended 1904 by Sidney Goss with funding from Carnegie – adding a lecture hall and the children’s library. A later extension houses the war memorial.
Awarded Grade II listing in 2003
Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Hackney libraries (2017)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant:
- Year opened (and by who – if known): The extended building was opened 11 June 1904, by Councillor John Glass JP
Photo of library today (2017):
Old photo of library (postcard):
Nothing in my collection yet
Yes, in June 2017.
- Entry on the listed buildings register