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WR Dunn & Co was instructed to carry out a Condition Survey of York Theatre Royal by York Conservation Trust, after they acquired the property, and prior to commencement of a major internal refurbishment. This quickly led to the preparation of a specification for extensive re-roofing, external repairs and contract administration of the works on site.

The works consisted of replacement of the slate and lead coverings to the Victorian pitched roofs and renewal of the flat roofs on the design acclaimed 1967 extension, designed by Patrick Gwynne. The contract also included upgrading of insulation and replacement of roof lights, including lighting features and roof windows.

Project Name: Re-roofing and External Repairs, York Theatre Royal

WR Dunn & Co Team: Chartered Building Surveyors

Project Value: £1m

Listed Grade: Grade II*


RIBA Yorkshire award 2017

RIBA Yorkshire Client of the Year Award 2017

York Design Award, Commercial/Community/Public/Education Large Project 2017

York Design Award, The Press People’s Award 2017

RICS Tourism and Leisure, Shortlisted 2017

RICS Conservation, Shortlisted 2017


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