Westhoughton library

Brief description

The architects were Halsall, Tonge & Campbell. The library and Carnegie Hall was built next to the Town Hall – and its address is Library Street. The first librarian was J C Scott, who retired in 1943. 

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Bolton Council (2020)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 24 March 1906

Photo of library in 2020 :

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence


Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet – but the site linked below includes one.


Not yet

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