Newcastle City Hall, Greater Newcastle

Newcastle City Hall is a heritage-listed building in Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. The building, located in King Street, was designed by noted theatre architect Henry Eli White and the foundation stone was laid by Governor of New South Wales Sir Dudley de Chair on 20 April 1928. The three-storey building structure is based on a steel frame that supports concrete floors and stone cladding. Architectural features include a clock tower, porte cochere, balustrades and stairs, all built with Sydney sandstone. The administrative offices of the city hall were relocated to the new Civic Administration Centre in 1977, though the council chambers remain. The clock tower suffered some damage as a result of the 1989 Newcastle earthquake, however this was subsequently repaired. Interior spaces include a ballroom, concert hall and additional function rooms.
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  • Cannot that all staff at the city hall enough after the treatment that was received on Saturday 24th Feb at the 2.30pm sister act performance. Myself, daughter age 10 and mother with disabilities were...  more »
  • My wife and I went to the City Hall to see the Milton Jones Out There show and laughed non-stop. The City Hall is a great venue, being relatively small by today's arena standards and we had seats in r...  more »
  • Currently being renovated externally but still open for business. A lovely old building opened in 1924. Worth a visit if you are interested in old architecture  more »
  • It's nice hopefully they finish doing it up soon
  • Always have a great time at City Hall when a formal event is happening. The grand old building is an excellent facility for functions.
  • I have been here a couple of times for weddings and it has always been nice. The architecture of the building is really nice and is a pleasant building to be in. A good location for live bands and parties. If you have the money its a nice venue to book.
  • Beautiful place. I've been there for a conference.
  • Great Venue
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