Tags: historical

£17m deal to refurbish venue where Beatles and Rolling Stones performed

An arts venue that hosted the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and James Brown is set to reopen after a deal was struck for a £17 million refurbishment. Waltham Forest council has bought EMD Cinema for £2.8 million and plans to turn the Grade II listed building — which closed after falling into disrepair — into…

Redeveloped £14.8m Hadrian’s Wall visitor centre opens this weekend

Northumberland’s long-awaited Landscape Discovery Centre and Youth Hostel at Hadrian’s Wall – known as “The Sill” – will open to the public this weekend (29 July) after more than three years of development for the British heritage attraction. Designed by Newcastle-based architects Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall (JDDK), the £14.8m (US$19.4m, €16.6m) project was given…

Old & new blended in Town Hall redevelopment

| “Heritage features and contemporary design blend together at Oldham’s Old Town Hall cinema and leisure complex” | As final preparations are completed for the seven-screen Odeon cinema and Costa café launch, guests were given a first-glimpse tour of the grade II-listed building after its £37 million restoration. Visitors to the new cinema will be able to enjoy blockbuster films…