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Historic House

Worcester Guildhall

Worcester Guildhall


Mr Ben Schiffman

01905 722018


High Street,


It has a fascinating history – it was once the seat of justice throughout the city and even housed a prison – and today offers both visitors and residents a glimpse of Worcester’s rich and varied heritage.

Along with Queen Charlotte and three of the princesses, he pronounced the Assembly Room - now a function/meeting room - on the top floor of The Guildhall - 'a handsome gallery' and drank a toast to 'prosperity to the city and the Corporation of Worcester'. The portrait of the King - still hanging in the Assembly Room today - was presented by him to the city to commemorate his visit.

It's a little known fact that Worcester's beautiful Guildhall has received its fair share of Royal patronage over its long history; many will remember Queen Elizabeth II's visits in 2001 and 2012 but how about King George III on a sunny day in August 1788?

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Map reference: SO 849548  Lat: 52.19130 Long: -2.22091

By Road:
Go into the city centre of Worcester & park in the Copenhagen Street car park. Cross main road at the traffic lights & continue up Copenhagen Street. Guildhall is building on the left.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Worcester Forgate Street station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups