File 'Queen's Hall'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1837 DES/EMB/3/40
  • Dates of Creation
      24 Feb 1953 - Jul 1955
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      47 punched pages of foolscap, with 147 cuttings pasted onto them. Also 4 pages of Architects' Journal dated 24 Dec 1953. Also brown envelope labelled 'Queen's Hall' containing two government reports and 9 black and white photos of building interior - all in large Melinex sleeve

Scope and Content

Includes a copy of the published Report of the Committee to Consider a New Queens Hall (HMSO, May 1955) and the Third Report from the Committee of Public Accounts, Session 1953-1954. There are also 9 black and white photographs of the interior of Queens Hall.

Administrative / Biographical History

Queens Hall was destroyed by an air raid in 1941. A decision was taken in 1951 to rebuild the hall, but the plan was abandoned on review in 1955.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Press cuttings mounted on paper; printed volumes; photographs.

Archivist's Note

Record edited and catalogue number changed by Sue Breakell, August 2010.

Geographical Names