Project Managers | Gardiner & Theobald
Quantity Surveyors | Rider Levett Bucknall
Architect | Broadway Malyan Architects
Structural & Civil Engineers | Curtins Leeds
M&E Consultant | Buro Happold / Steven Hunt Associates
CDMC | Rider Levett Bucknall
Landscape Architects | Austin Smith Lord
Client | Wakefield MBC
Start on site | March 2015
Completion | May 2016

West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield

Design and the construction of a new archive facility consisting of a three storey building incorporating archive store to the top two floors and multi-purpose space to the ground floor including foyer reception with café, exhibition space, learning zones, enquiries office and secure search room, conservation studio. The three storey reinforced concrete frame structure is clad with SFS framing to the inner wall, and clad externally with perforated aluminium panels. The internal environment is strictly controlled and air conditioned to provide conditions suitable for archive materials.