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A brief history of Gloucester’s Civic Buildings (aka “You have no authority here!”)

Various images of buildings, both black and white and in colour


Gloucester’s civic buildings, since the Roman occupation of Britain, provide a fascinating insight into how the city was run and managed. Its administrative buildings were many, with a variety of functions. Join us in exploring our online exhibition, looking at the institutions that created the modern cathedral city we know today. Have a closer look at some of those buildings (many of them no longer with us), and see for yourself their interesting history, and the characters associated with them.

View the exhibition