Designs for new-look Guildhall are delayed

A revamp of Abingdon Guildhall is still going ahead

A revamp of Abingdon Guildhall is still going ahead

First published in News

The revised, cut-price designs for a new Abingdon Guildhall will not be presented until June, it has been revealed.

The new plans, which are being drawn up on a budget of £3.4m, were due to be presented to Abingdon Town councillors at a meeting tonight.

But the council’s Guildhall committee has now postponed that meeting to Tuesday, June 3, at 5.30pm, to “allow the architects further time to fully investigate a number of improvements which could be made”.

Abingdon Town Council was hoping to spend £4.4m refurbishing the 1960’s hall, including a new cinema and cafe, but has had to reduce its budget after a bid for £1.9m Heritage Lottery funding failed.

Related links

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree