The Wallace Collection has chosen Paragon to refurbish the existing rooms to form new gallery and exhibition space.
The Wallace Collection recently secured funding to develop expanded exhibition galleries, tripling the capacity of the museum’s existing exhibition space and setting the scene for an ambitious programme of temporary, ticketed exhibitions.
The new space will enable the museum to explore aspects of its existing collection in more depth and collaborate with other institutions, creating partnerships both within the UK and internationally. This transformative project was made possible by the generosity of The Linbury Trust, the Wolfson Foundation, and an anonymous major donor, creating facilities that reflect the vision and ambition of the Director and Board of Trustees and the growing number of museum visitors.
The new space opens on 20 June 2018 with an inaugural exhibition marking 200 years since the birth of the museum’s founder, Sir Richard Wallace, celebrating him as a great philanthropist and undiscovered cultural luminary.
Read more from wallacecollection.org.
27/02/2018 17:13 by Buildington
Planning permission granted for:
Demolition of roof above the Great Gallery and creation of new mansard roof, and installation of solar PV panels.
Source: Westminster City Council www.westminster.gov.uk/planning
Ref. no.: 12/02209/FULL
Decision date: 25.06.12
14/07/2012 15:47 by Buildington
New planning application received by Westminster City Council -
Removal of existing modern roof coverings, structure and services retaining the main arched trusses and cornice. Construction of new roof structure around the existing and new roof coverings. Reinstatement of the historic ceiling arrangement with central laylight. Renewal of ductwork through the new roof voids. Installation of insulated linings to the Great Gallery walls, alterations to parquet floor and internal refurbishment of the gallery.
Source: Westminster City Council weekly planning list 11.03.2012. Find out more about this application at www.westminster.gov.uk/planning. Ref. no. 12/02210/LBC, received 07.03.2012.
22/03/2012 14:56 by Buildington
Purcell Miller Tritton has won a competition to refurbish the Great Gallery at the Wallace Collection.
18/08/2011 12:02 by