• Pillars
  • Chats Palace external view from Brooksby's Walk
  • Illustration
  • Blue Room (1st floor)
  • Blue Room edit 2 (1st floor)
  • Dance Studio (1st floor)
  • Lobby

Chats Palace

Sir Thomas Edwin Cooper

place
42-44 Brooksbys Walk, Hackney, E9 6DF
info_outline
Toilets, Partial disabled access, Refreshments
Homerton Library (Chats Palace) is one of the UK's 660 Carnegie libraries. Designed for “betterment of the people of the East End" its glass roof, leaded lights, marble floor and pillared frontage testify to the architect's eye for detail.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 11am–6pm

(max visitors 60)

group
  • Archivist-led building tour every 60 mins (12pm-5pm) max 8 per tour
event
  • Chats Palace Archive Exhibition (exhibition), capacity 40

Sunday 23rd

Open 2pm–6pm

(max visitors 60)

group
  • Archivist-led building tour every 60 mins (3pm-5pm) max 8 per tour
event
  • Chats Palace Archive Exhibition at 2pm (exhibition), capacity 40

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

Design

Original design
Sir Thomas Edwin Cooper , 1913
Type
Concert/performance space, Entertainment, Education, Theatre, Recreational, Gallery, Community/cultural
Period
Historical/contemporary, Edwardian