Home Of The Original Hitchin Virtual Tour.
Hitchin has two Town Halls in Brand Street. The old hall, in a very restrained Italianate fashion was constructed in 1840. It proved too small & badly ventilated and a replacement was required.
At the turn of the century, the new hall was built, at a cost of £7,300. These much larger buildings have proved adequate ever since.
Nearby is Sainsbury's supermarket. This modern building is distinguished by some remarkable (modern) reliefs containing numerous references to Hitchin's past - in particular:
From here, you
can go to the High Street or Payne's