Hornsey Town Hall - another art demo gem with an uncertain future

We were lucky enough today to go on a tour of the grade II* Listed Hornsey Town Hall in Crouch End today. It was designed by Reginald Uren in the 30s, after his European modernist grand tour with Holden and Pick. As of mid 2018, it is scheduled to be turned into a hotel/art space/co-working space complex. While some of the original features will no doubt be retained, I would not be surprised if the interior and the layout are going to undergo huge transformation, with some of its highlights, such as the airy Council Chamber, at risk. Here are my attempts to capture some of its faded elegance:








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