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Guildhall Abertawe
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Swansea guildhall c.2006
General information
Location Swansea, Wales
Address Swansea SA1 4PE
Coordinates 51°36′51.00″N 3°57′37.00″W / 51.6141667°N 3.9602778°W / 51.6141667; -3.9602778
Construction started 1932
Completed 1934
Inaugurated 23 October 1934
Cost £300,000
Owner City and County of Swansea Council
Height 48 metres (clock tower)
Design and construction
Architect Sir Percy Thomas
Main contractor Messrs. E Turner & Sons Ltd
Listed Building – Grade I
Official name: Swansea Guildhall
Designated: 25 July 1994
Reference #: 14594

The Guildhall (Welsh: Guildhall Abertawe) is one of the main office buildings of the City and County of Swansea Council. The Guildhall complex, which includes the City Hall, Brangwyn Hall (concert hall) and the County Law Courts for Swansea, is a Grade I listed building.

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