Plans unveiled to turn Manly Town Hall into an event venue

Plans have been muted to turn Manly Town Hall in Sydney’s northern beaches into an event venue.

Manly Town Hall was used for council meetings until the administration’s amalgamation in 2016, when they relocated to the former Warringah Council chambers in Dee Why.

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, Councillor Candy Bingham said there were some “really exciting ideas” about its future use.

“These include an art gallery, museum, cinema, performance space, function rooms to name just a few,” she said.

Bingham also wants to utilisie the venue in the short-term with plans for rooms to be made available for meetings, conferences and other functions.

Manly MP James Griffin added that the building could become a major classical music venue, acting as a satellite to the City Recital Hall in Sydney.

“It could change the gravity of Manly and the northern beaches to give a greater experience in arts, culture and sport,” he said.

“It will give people more reason to be able to enjoy living here and not have to go into the city to get this sort of experience.”