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Town hall

The disappearance of the port of Touques in 1863 plunges the city into a slow and long period of economic desertification. It was only in 1914 that a new town hall was erected, of a neoclassical type, dominated by its monumental clock and supported by superb colonnades. Its funding undermines the public budget, which earned it the name of "Golden Town Hall". Fortunately, from the middle of the twentieth century, Touques gradually recovered and its Town Hall then took on symbolic value: that of the desire to regain importance, a forgotten time.