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Colombo Town Hall

Town Hall
Colombo Town Hall
General information
Town or city Colombo
Country Sri Lanka
Coordinates

6°54′57.06″N 79°51′49.63″E / 6.9158500°N 79.8637861°E / 6.9158500; 79.8637861Coordinates: 6°54′57.06″N 79°51′49.63″E / 6.9158500°N 79.8637861°E / 6.9158500; 79.8637861

Construction started 1924
Completed 1927
Client Colombo Municipal Council
Design and construction
Architect S.J Edwards

The Town Hall of Colombo is the headquarters of the Colombo Municipal Council and the office of the Mayor of Colombo. Built in front of the Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka, it is the meeting place for the elected municipal council.

The foundation stone was laid on May 24, 1924, by Mayor of Colombo T. Reid, CCS, and the work was completed in 1927. Designed by S. J. Edwards, it was originally meant to house the office of the mayor and the council chamber, and as a venue for functions requiring a large ballroom.

Today it houses the administrative staff of the municipal council. Its garden is the venue for many events.

External links

  • Under the dome, Architecture of Town Hall
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