Historical information

Original architects' drawings for the construction of Trades Hall, Ballarat.

November 5th 1886 the building committee called for tenders for the erection of a Trades Hall on the following conditions. The amount to be expended to be no more than £3,000; bluestone foundations; the front of the building to be of Grampians freestone and walls of brick. Building to be 3 storeys high, containing 14 rooms with a hall capable of seating 600 persons, roof to be of slate and workmanship and material to be of the best quality.

The design submitted by Messrs James and Piper was accepted subject to amendment.


Relevance to the history of Trades Hall, Ballarat.

Physical description

Paper - architects' plans.