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NN Contemporary Art Relocation

29th January 2021

This project will provide the relocation and refurbishment of the NN Contemporary Art (NN), an internationally recognised art space in the centre of Northampton.

The new premises will provide a larger more accessible home for the NN, including making the building fit for occupation and public use, creating a new contemporary art gallery, exhibition spaces and creative workspaces, improving the visitor entrance, accessibility improvements and new toilets.

The new facilities will be in the town's Cultural Quarter and expand NN's creative SME workspace complex.

The project aims to transform the location into an attractive and innovative contemporary public space for industry and culture. It will complement wider investments focused on the long-term health and sustainability of the town centre.

Funding Stream: Getting Building Fund (GBF)
GBF Awarded: £1.15M
Total Project Cost: £1.56M
Delivery Partners: NN Contemporary Art & West Northamptonshire Council
Project Status: Completed August 2022  
Projected Outputs: 1,123sqm cultural & educational facilities developed, 7 FTE jobs, and 730 people assisted with learning into work training 

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April 2022

Work is progressing well, with completion of the scheme forecast before the end of 2022.

March 2021 

Spring start for new Northampton arts facility

The facility at the former county council building at 24 Guildhall Road will include a new contemporary art gallery in the basement, artist studios, a reading room/arts library and a small serving bar on the ground floor, and further studios, offices, a multimedia recording room, project space and education space on the first floor, along with an enhanced entrance off Guildhall Road and accessibility improvements throughout the building. Read more...

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