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City Hall
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal


Type:Town Hall
Street:Smith and West Streets


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29°51'30.91" S 31°01'33.00" E

(SA Clay Wrkr & Bldr Jan 1903:68) (SA Clay Wrkr & Bldr Jan 1904 68; SAMBF Jnl Mar 1906:31-6) 1903

This is almost an exact replica of the Belfast City Hall in Northern Ireland.

A campaign titled: They Stand Their Ground Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has culminated in an exhibit at the Durban City Hall funded by the National Arts Council. Visit UKZNDABAonline for further information.

See also the first Town Hall.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Durban Art Deco Society . 2021. Durban Art Deco : Heritage of a Sub-tropical African City. Durban: Durban Art Deco Society. pg 7, 74, 85
Gaylard, Shaun & McDougall, Brett . 2022. RSA 365 : 365 Drawings of South African Architecture. Johannesburg: Blank Ink Design. pg 114 ill
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 105-106
Hillebrand, Melanie. 1975. Aspects of architecture in Natal, 1880 1914. Pietermaritzburg: Unpublished MA. Dept Fine Art and History of Art, University of Natal. pg 178
Itafa Amalinde Heritage Trust (Ed). 2010. Durban : Architecture and History : A guide. Durban: Itafa Amalinde Heritage Trust. pg 44
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 250 ill, 251, 252
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1989. Historical Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: Struikhof Publishers. pg 133 ill
Radford, D. 2002. A Guide to the Architecture of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. Cape Town: David Philip. pg 6
Richardson, Deirdré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 221