The Works So Far...

Take a peek behind-the-hoardings and keep up with the progress of the building works here.

Take a peek behind-the-hoardings and keep up with the progress of the building works here.

January 2017

Our venue teams begin to strip out the seating and their equipment ready to hand over to the contractors

February 2017

Appointed contractors R Durtnell & Sons Ltd prepare the venues for the major works and start to strip back the fabric of the building

March 2017

Building works have begun in earnest, exposing original timber trusses and brickwork

May 2017

Work has begun to strip out the flooring and create underfloor storage areas

January – April 2017 Timelapse

The initial stages of work to restore our Corn Exchange, revealing and restoring original heritage features while improving it as a working venue

June 2017 - Studio Theatre

Work continues on refurbishing and improving our Studio Theatre

June 2017 - Corn Exchange

As the work continues, more heritage features are revealed in our historic Corn Exchange

July 2017: Historic Quaker burial site discovered

Historic human remains, thought to be evidence of…

July 2017 - Studio Theatre

July saw continued developments for our Studio Theatre, with significant ground works and foundation preparation.

July 2017 - Corn Exchange

During July, foundations were laid for our new seating and underfloor storage in our Corn Exchange. Exciting excavations were also carried out on the discovered Quaker burial site.