St George’s Town Hall
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236 Cable St · interesting places nearby
St George’s Town Hall information
On Cable St you’ll find the former St George’s Town Hall, now a council library on the corner with Library Pl. On the east wall of the building is a large mural commemorating the riots that took place here in October 1936 when the British fascist Oswald Mosley led a bunch of his blackshirt thugs into the area to intimidate the local Jewish population. They were repelled by local people – Jews and non-Jews alike.