A great day to remember - your pictures of the Piece Hall's re-opening

It was described as the day the Piece Hall was given back to the people '“ and with footfall of 22,799 throughout the day, they will have taken away some great memories.

Friday, 4th August 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:29 pm
Crowds re-emerge after the rain at Halifax Piece Halls re-opening day, photographed by Martin Moorman as the clouds give way to sunlight again

Some have sent us photographs of the Piece Hall’s great re-opening day, which visually tell its story from after the gates opened at 9.30pm until things were concluding by 11pm, by which time the night-time features of the restored and redeveloped building could be seen.

And, thunderstorm notwithstanding, it was a perfect day.

Yorkshire Network tweeted this picture of Halifax Piece Halls opening day as the afternoon drew on
Sue Rumbold captured the light and shade at the Yorkshire Day re-opening of Halifax Piece Hall
Even a late afternoon thunderstorm couldn't stop the day from being colourful! Picture by Michael Gill
Crowds - almost all of them! - dashed for the colonnades when the thunderstorm hit Halifax Piece Hall late afternoon on the opening day. Picture by Michael Gill
Reflecting on the day when a thunderstorm hit Halifax Piece Hall. It soon fined up again. Picture by Michael Gill
A thunderstorm briefly soaked the new Halifax Piece Hall. Picture by Michael Gill
Hannah Cockcroft gets ready to start the Piece Hall's new era. Picture by Roger Harvey
The Piece Hall full to bursting. Picture by Roger Harvey
A new era for Halifax's historic Piece Hall. Picture by Roger Harvey
The place was buzzing. Picture of Halifax Piece Hall's re-opening by Roger Harvey
The new Piece Hall shops were busy with plenty of shoppers. Harveys of Halifax's new homewear shop pictured by Roger Harvey
Dusk settles on the new look Halifax Piece Hall, as people take the chance to relax and explore the regenerated building. Picture by Roger Harvey
At dusk, the amazing new features of the Piece Hall begin to reveal themselves. Picture by Roger Harvey
This shot by Roger Harvey shows how the Piece Hall colonnade lights up at night
Simply stunning: The Piece Hall at night, pictured by Roger Harvey
The Piece Hall, Halifax, will offer a night time experience too. Picture by Roger Harvey
Superbly lit: Lighting the way at the Piece Hall, Halifax, when night falls. Picture by Roger Harvey
Frank Cawkwell photographed this Lowry-like shot of the Piece Hall starting to fill up on opening day
Yorkshire Network tweeted this picture of Halifax Piece Halls opening day as the afternoon drew on
Sue Rumbold captured the light and shade at the Yorkshire Day re-opening of Halifax Piece Hall
Even a late afternoon thunderstorm couldn't stop the day from being colourful! Picture by Michael Gill
Crowds - almost all of them! - dashed for the colonnades when the thunderstorm hit Halifax Piece Hall late afternoon on the opening day. Picture by Michael Gill
Reflecting on the day when a thunderstorm hit Halifax Piece Hall. It soon fined up again. Picture by Michael Gill
A thunderstorm briefly soaked the new Halifax Piece Hall. Picture by Michael Gill
Hannah Cockcroft gets ready to start the Piece Hall's new era. Picture by Roger Harvey
The Piece Hall full to bursting. Picture by Roger Harvey
A new era for Halifax's historic Piece Hall. Picture by Roger Harvey
The place was buzzing. Picture of Halifax Piece Hall's re-opening by Roger Harvey
The new Piece Hall shops were busy with plenty of shoppers. Harveys of Halifax's new homewear shop pictured by Roger Harvey
Dusk settles on the new look Halifax Piece Hall, as people take the chance to relax and explore the regenerated building. Picture by Roger Harvey
At dusk, the amazing new features of the Piece Hall begin to reveal themselves. Picture by Roger Harvey
This shot by Roger Harvey shows how the Piece Hall colonnade lights up at night
Simply stunning: The Piece Hall at night, pictured by Roger Harvey
The Piece Hall, Halifax, will offer a night time experience too. Picture by Roger Harvey
Superbly lit: Lighting the way at the Piece Hall, Halifax, when night falls. Picture by Roger Harvey
Frank Cawkwell photographed this Lowry-like shot of the Piece Hall starting to fill up on opening day