Deposited Plan No. 7081

Clare Hill: Conversion of Albany Halls into Skating Rink


Deposited Plan Number:7081
Date:8 July 1909
Plans Register:1907-1909
Street:Clare Hill
Property Name / Number:Albany Hall
Area:no data
District:Central Ward
Grid Reference:no data
Building Project:Conversion of Albany Halls into Skating Rink
Type:Leisure - additions & alterations
Applicant:The Albany Hall Skating Rink Co. Ltd.
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:J.A. Brook
Architect Address:20, Bridge End, Brighouse
Status of Project:
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:no data
English Heritage Listing:no data
Location of Archives:Kirklees West Yorkshire Archives
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:2191

Additional Information

The conversion involves opening up load bearing two walls and supporting their weight on steel beams ; breaking through three openings; building two staircases; and the erection of a balcony four feet wide, carried on cast iron brackets with wooden joists, to run around the main hall on three sides.

The main hall,in the centre and at right angles, was 30 feet wide by 86 feet 6 inches long was to have a new maple floor. In the wing to the north, a small rink 18 feet 6inches wide by 48 feet 6 inches long, with a new maple floor. In the same wing, a kitchen was to be provided. The south wing had toilet accommodation and separate rooms for men and women. A 56 foot long single storey conservatory, part of the original building, provided a grand entrance from Clare Hill.