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Cardiff City Hall

Cardiff City Hall logo.gif
Town Cardiff
Country Wales Wales
Completed 1906
Design team
Architect Lanchester, Stewart and Rickards

City Hall is a civic building in Cathays Park, Cardiff, Wales. Built of Portland stone, it became the fifth building to serve as Cardiff's centre of local government when it opened in October 1906. Its design, by architects Lanchester, Stewart and Rickards, is based on English and French Renaissance styles.

The City Hall logo with "VC" stands for Villa Cardiff.

The Marble Hall

The first floor landing of City Hall is decorated with marble statues of famous figures from Welsh history:

In popular culture

Clock tower of Cardiff City Hall
Cardiff City Hall in Cathays Park

The cover of the Catatonia single "Mulder and Scully" has a UFO above the building similar to the movie poster for Independence Day.

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Coordinates: 51°29′06″N 3°10′43″W / 51.48504°N 3.17857°W / 51.48504; -3.17857



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