Stage One

  • Repair the roof, installing sound/heat insulation to current specifications.
  • Widening the main entrance door to comply with disabled access requirements.
  • Renovating existing interior stairs to comply with current requirements.
  • Move and enlarge ground floor fire exit.
  • Move and enlarge first floor fire exit and install new fire escape.
  • Install an independent electricity supply.
  • Apply for Premises License.
  • Ensure necessary insurance cover is in place.
Phase 1 is now complete and we are able to offer the building for the following uses,
  • Performance of live music
  • Performance of theatrical entertainment.
  • Rehearsal of music.
  • Rehearsal of plays, etc.
  • Art exhibitions.
  • Workshops for musicians, etc. (It is hoped that workshops can be arranged with visiting performers to coincide with their performance at the venue).
  • Meeting place for local clubs and groups

Stage Two

  • Install a new cost effective and environmentally friendly heating system.
  • Install a new lighting system with overall lighting,
  • controlled house lighting,
  • controlled stage lighting.
  • Install a sound system with a sound loop compatible with hearing aids. The system to include facilities to record.
  • Build 'back stage' facilities and storage room.

On completion of Stage Two we will be able to offer

  • Improved facilities for live performances including full balance sound for the hard of hearing.
  • The opportunity for performers to produce recordings for demonstration purposes.
  • Performances will be available to local broadcasters including hospital radio.