Banbury Museum

OXFORDSHIRE

  • Client: Cherwell District Council
  • Project Value: £3.2m
  • Brief: Museum, Exhibition Bridge & Tourist Information Centre
  • Sustainability Initiatives: Termodeck Cooling

The project involved linking sites on both sides of a canal to form a new centre for the Banbury Museum and associated galleries, together with a new Tourist Information Centre. The glazed bridge gallery overlooks renovated boatyard structures and a new enclosure to house the fully functioning historic dry dock. The project was part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Winner RIBA Design Competition.

Awards:

Longlist: The Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries 2003

Winner: RIBA Design Competition 1996