Unity Theatre has worked with Liverpool based architects, K2, and contractors and social enterprise Vivark, to deliver the ambitious £845,000 Build Unity Better redevelopment project.
Bluecoat Arts Centre Liverpool design by Biq Architects, oldest surviving city centre building: Arts centre extension, English Grade 1 Listed building restoration (originally built as a school in 1717) and a new 2250 m² extension built – a new arts wing housing a flexible performance space and four art galleries.
It is Liverpool’s oldest surviving city centre building and a fine example of Queen Anne-style architecture, yet the builders and architects responsible for creating Bluecoat have remained unconfirmed – until now. New research has discovered fresh information about the origins of this much loved Liverpool building, which dates from 1717 and started life as a charity school before becoming a centre for the contemporary arts.
Design: Broadway Malyan + Austin-Smith:Lord Architects. The £39m regeneration of Lime Street proceeds after the Court of Appeal rejected heritage campaigners’ bid to overturn planning permission. Regeneration Liverpool, with developers Neptune, propose a new hotel, retail and student accommodation complex.