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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Key Facts

  • Value: £1m
  • Sector: Heritage
  • Programme: 40 Weeks
  • Scope of Work: Installation of a new lift shaft and the refurbishment of internal spaces at the iconic, listed Bristol Museum and Art Gallery improving access for all visitors.

This challenging project consisted of forming a new steel frame and blockwork lift shaft which was clad in high quality zinc materials. The new passenger lift has been required within the Museum for some time to improve its visitor experience and general function.

Other aspects of the project included the refurbishment of numerous gallery spaces, the creation of staff areas and sensitive refurbishment of various WCs and other core areas.

Access to the building has been a particular challenge throughout the programme as has completing the work whilst the museum remained live.

The quality of the end result is something the professional team is extremely proud of and building end users extremely grateful for.