1901 – Second placed design for Hereford Municipal Buildings

Architect: W.J. Morley & Son


Second placed design in architectural competition to design a new municipal building for Hereford.

“Forty-six designs were sent in by architects for the proposed new municipal buildings at Hereford, and the assessor, Mr. Thomas Blashill, F.R.I.B.A., London, gave his awards as follows : — (1) £100, Messrs. Macintosh and Newman, High Holborn, London, W.C. ; (2). £75, Mr. H. F. Fowler, Barrow-in-Furness ; (3) £50, Messrs. Stanger and Stanger, Wolverhampton.

The following were reserved by the committee : — Messrs. Brookes and Son and Godsell, Hereford ; Messrs. W.J. Morley and Son, Bradford ; and Mr. H.A. Cheers, Twickenham. At a special meeting of the building committee of the corporation, on Saturday, the designs of Mr. Cheers were accepted. The cost of the new building will be close upon £20,000.” Illustration published in The Building News, August 23 1901.