Bord Hall, Bruton

Roger Gallannaugh Dip Arch, Bruton, 2012


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Creation of a new modern studio on the site of a delapidated corrugated tin tabernacle hall

The aim of the project was to create a modern, light, economical space to accommodate Mark Pickthall's graphic design and photography business. Planning was given for the building in a Somerset rural town conversation area.

Key requirements were for the creation of a large open space and large window panels on the Northern side to allow plenty in of natural light. The studio is built around a green oak primary frame structure, with natural products used for insulation wherever possible. The outside cladding is in Western Cedar, sourced from a local managed wood.


  • Begun: Dec 2012
  • Completed: Oct 2012
  • Floor area: 54m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £160,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Tender date: Nov 2011
  • Address: 7 Mill Lane, Bruton, BA10 0AT, United Kingdom

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