<span>wilton's</span><span>music</span><span>hall</span>

wilton's music hall

Wilton's Music Hall

The Grade II* listed Wilton's Music Hall is one of the few remaining music halls still existing in its original state.

Comprising of a mid-19th century hall, it is attached and integrated into 18th century houses. The architectural strategy for the refurbishment was centred on minimal intervention to the existing fabric. As a result, a sensitive approach to the services design and installation was vital.

The building was treated to omit ambient noise, particularly from the nearby Docklands Light Rail, and improve heating performance. The electricity supply has been upgraded to cater for larger and more energy-intensive shows. As there are few ceiling or wall voids, mineral-insulated copper cable was employed front-of-house for an elegant, heritage aesthetic.

Architect

Tim Ronalds Architects

Value

£2.5M

Completion

2015

Client

Wilton's Music Hall

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The refurbishment includes the 300-seat auditorium and a previously disused top floor that has been converted to educational studios and an events space
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Fresh air is fed into the auditorium via covert underfloor ductwork
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The architectural approach called for minimal intervention to the Grade II* listed building
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Air handling equipment, not common in Victorian Music Halls, is located out of view on the roof
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Located in Shadwell, London, the once decaying Victorian building is concealed behind a row of terrace houses
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Bespoke lighting fixtures and fittings resonate with the heritage of the hall. Dimmable house lights double as emergency lighting

The history of the building's fabric is still evident after the refurbishment

Image: Julian Anderson

Architect

Tim Ronalds Architects

Value

£2.5M

Completion

2015

Client

Wilton's Music Hall

2016 NLA Conservation and Retrofit

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