History of Calne Town Hall
Opened in 1886, Calne Town Hall has been the centre of the town's events and celebrations for generations. Learn more about this historic building with the guide below:
Calne Town Hall was opened in 1886 on the site of the old town mill. The previous Town Hall was located on Market Hill and demolished in 1882.
Bath architect Bryan Oliver won a competition in 1883 to design the Town Hall, with construction funded through public contributions of £6505. Grade II listed, the building is of Franco-Flemish Victorian Gothic style.
Calne Town Hall once housed the town’s fire, ambulance and police stations. The fire service was based in the Town Hall from 1888 to 1966.
The Town Hall is a landmark within Calne Heritage Quarter: an area celebrated for its historic character and charm. Find out more about Calne Heritage Quarter here.
Share your Memories
Have you held or attended an event at Calne Town Hall over the years? Or perhaps you have photographs taken inside or outside the Town Hall from previous decades? Calne Town Council is always collecting memories of this historic building, please do get in touch by calling 01249 814000 or pop into Calne Visitor & Community Information Centre.