ARCHITECT WANTED FOR WAKEFIELD CROWN COURT RESTORATION07 July 2015
AN ARCHITECT IS WANTED TO RESTORE A GRADE II* LISTED BUILDING FOR WAKEFIELD CITY COUNCIL, WHICH USE TO BE THE CROWN COURT.
Constructed in 1806, the iconic Neo-Greek style sandstone building has been disused since 1994 when proceedings relocated to courts in nearby Leeds and Bradford.
The builidnig has appeared on several occasions in the UK soap Emmerdale and was Designed by Charles Watson
The local authority purchased the prominent building on Wood Street in the city’s civic quarter after its deteriorating condition saw it placed on the English Heritage ‘at risk’ register.
A future use for the building has yet to be decided and the winner of the £100,000 to £520,000 contract will be expected to complete a feasibility study exploring potential options.
Previous new uses proposed for the structure have included a bar, cafe and restaurant.
The deadline for requests to participate is 12noon on 3 August.
APPLICATION DETAILS BELOW:
Please contact for more information
NPS North East
The Council of the City of Wakefield
Town Hall, Wood Street
Tel: +44 1924295805
Fax: +44 1924295801