The Horsefair Project, Bristol.
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION FOR A VISITOR CENTRE.
THE HORSEFAIR PROJECT, BRISTOL.
Product Specification for a Visitor Centre
Duration: 6 Months
M&E Contractor: Ramboll (Bristol)
Client: Emtec (Bristol)
Architect: Percell Miller Tritton Main Contractor: Beard Construction
The Horsefair Project set the vision for transforming the oldest Methodist building in the world into a 21st century visitor centre with modern educational facilities.
The mix of the old and the new make this project an efficient, yet visually attractive scheme with a bold architectural look.
Attracting over 25,000 visitors a year, John Wesley's Chapel, The New Room is a place of rich historical significance and one of the main tourist attractions in Bristol.
A place of pilgrimage and the oldest Methodist building in the world, John Wesley's Chapel is open predominantly as a visitor centre. A modern scheme enhancing contemporary architecture whilst connecting the old with the new.
“ Working with 299 made specification of the luminaires a pleasant experience. “
Principal Engineer Ramboll
With the vision of bringing the visitor's facilities to a contemporary standard, The Horsefair project was setup to build a new exciting space at the back of the courtyard of the historic New Room, for the development of a new Heritage Museum.