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COLNE VALLEY MUSEUM

  • AHR WAS APPOINTED AS PROJECT MANAGER AND PRINCIPAL DESIGNER BY COLNE VALLEY MUSEUM (CVM) FOR THE REFURBISHMENT WORKS TO THE EXISTING MUSEUM PREMISES. THE MUSEUM CONSISTS OF FOUR HISTORIC, GRADE II LISTED WEAVERS' COTTAGES IN THE GOLCAR, HUDDERSFIELD. FOUNDED IN 1970, IT IS A REGISTERED CHARITY, RUN ENTIRELY BY DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS.

  • Colne Valley Museum obtained a Heritage Lottery grant for this project involving remodelling and refurbishment works to the museum, including providing adequate toilet facilities and improving the exhibition spaces. External fabric repairs, structural repairs and mechanical and electrical works also formed part of the project, as well as a small extension was built to the rear of the last cottage to provide accessible toilet facilities.
  • AHR's role involved overseeing the project, reporting to the HLF and appointing the design team which included, a project architect, M&E and structural engineers, a quantity surveyor, exhibition designer and IT consultants. The refurbishment works have greatly improved the museum, whilst preserving the historic nature of the building.

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