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Frensham Heights School, Performing Arts Theatre
- Begun: Apr 1999
- Completed: Mar 2000
- Floor area: 1,198m2
- Sectors: Arts and culture, Education
- Total cost: £1.4M
- Tender date: Dec 1998
- Procurement: JCT 80
- Address: Rowledge, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4EA, United Kingdom
- Architect: Burrell Foley Fischer Architects
- Project architects: Charles Everard, Chris Roche, Mark Foley, Oliver Perceval, Phillip Smithies, Trevor Price
- Client: Frensham Heights School
- Quantity surveyor: James Nisbet and Partners
- Services engineer: Yates Asscociates
- Planning supervisor: Safety Concern
- Structural engineer: Colin Toms & Partners
- Acoustic consultant: Fleming and Barron
- Landscape architect: Whitelaw Turkington
- Theatre consultant: Theatreplan
Theatre built for both teaching use and public performance in a woodland setting in the south east of England
The building is sited within the grounds of a Victorian mansion and rests calmly behind a screen of mature oak trees through which the lively foyer areas can be seen on approach. This is reflected in its form depicting a barn-type morphology.
The auditorium is modelled on double cube proportions, creating a very adaptable space rising in three tiers to an exposed trussed rafter roof. Staging can be arranged in a variety of layouts and the seating can be electronically retracted to give a level floor surface throughout.