12 April 2017
Work starts at St Georges Bristol
Construction work is starting on a £6m project to transform St George's Bristol into a world-class concert venue.
The independent music and spoken word venue, just off Park Street, is working with Midas Construction to deliver this project.
St George's will re-launch in spring 2018, with a stunning new pavilion-style extension. The registered charity has received funding from Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Bristol City Council, charitable trusts, corporates, major donors and crowdfund supporters. St Georges has just £240,000 still to raise.
The extension, designed by award-winning architect Patel Taylor, will feature multi-purpose performance spaces, education workshops and venue hire, a café bar and improved access for people with disabilities.
Derek Quinn, Executive Director of Midas Construction, said "We are really excited to be working on this wonderfully designed project. We are committed to employing locally wherever possible and look forward to creating a lasting legacy for St George's and future generations