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This £2m project is transforming a cluster of derelict ‘A’ listed public buildings into a thriving community arts hub. Community-led, the project is being delivered over several phases with multiple funders and stakeholders.


Key to success of the project has been close involvement of the community in the design process, managed through numerous workshops and consultations, and coordination with business development.


The works include comprehensive repair of the buildings external fabric, with contemporary interventions to improve the historic townscape and energy efficiency improvements. The interior design creates a family of spaces allowing flexible use of the Halls and vested with the character of the local community.