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Address: City Hall Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1HY, England
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First visit brilliant architectural building

First time visiting this city hall building, full of character, attended an event there, staff on the information desk very helpful. The building is full of history so if you... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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West Yorkshire
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a group of Yr11 students to take photographs of the building. A few had requested to visit inside, so I went in to ask at Enquiries if it was possible. I was met by a very rude receptionist saying 'I couldn't just turn up without pre booking' My students noticed how abrupt she was and said they were... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

First time visiting this city hall building, full of character, attended an event there, staff on the information desk very helpful. The building is full of history so if you like buildings and history this is a must visit, I enjoyed it.

Thank EamonnBell
Leeds, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

you can look round the city hall outside easily it is remarkable however inside viewing is not so easy the only way to look round inside is to go on open day which the council hold a couple of times a year if you phone the hall they will tell you when the open times are it is the only... More 

1 Thank frances292
Bradford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

The building has undergone a number of refurbishments as Bradford council tries to shrink its property portfolio. It is a beautiful building and I have had the opportunity to see a few of the functional rooms.

Thank Chezal-2015
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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448 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

town halls in the country---I would probably rate it just behind Manchester and just above Rochdale--all three are must see's when in the area.

Thank jeffhutchy
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

only passed through. but what i saw was not so bad. was going elsewhere. but would have viewed more if we had more time.

Thank iaint8
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped by the Bradford City Hall on our recent day trip to Bradford. The clock tower was under renovation, but still an awe inspiring building from the outside. We went inside because we had seen photos on Trip Advisor and had hoped to take some photos ourselves. It was a week day and there were activities going on in... More 

3 Thank NewSmyrnaNewbie
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We went with family to City Hall's Sneaky Peaks Open Day and was pleasantly surprised at how big it was inside. We walked all around the building looking in various rooms, the Mayoral Room, Banquesting Suite, The Court Room etc and had a look at the exhibits especially the wonderful Silver on display. We spent around 2 hours and met... More 

1 Thank Veronica B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Bradford City Hall is a much bigger building that what I thought when I saw it in pictures. Just in front, there is the main square with lots of benches and a large fountain that turns into a playground during the summer months. You could even have a picnic around there, or at least I saw people doing that.... More 

1 Thank British_lover
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The building from the outside is gorgeous and equally so inside. I had a rare chance to get into the building for an afternoon tea with the Lord Mayor and was given a tour around. Everything was well preserved and beautiful. Wish it open its door to the public more.

1 Thank Chanon P

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