Lewis and Hickey wins Make Space Competition

Make Space Competition

Make Space Competition
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Frodsham Foundation has announced the winner of its Make Space Competition, which invited architects from across the north west to submit concepts for how a derelict Goods Shed at Frodsham Station. Manchester-based architecture practice Lewis and Hickey won with their modern vision for the derelict structure.

Make Space Competition
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The brief is the transformation of this space, dubbed ‘a space to meet, create and trade’, into a not only a vibrant, attractive and welcoming gateway to Frodsham and the surrounding area, but a creative impact hub with studio and retail space to support the growth of successful and sustainable creative businesses.

Make Space Competition
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Clive Panter, Director of Architecture in our Manchester office a local Frodsham resident, said “ The Goods Shed is a fantastic project and we’re delighted that our ideas have been well received. We’re looking forward to developing these concepts for the sustainable re-use of this historic building for commercial and community uses “

Make Space Competition
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Frodsham Foundation has been awarded a pre-feasibility grant of up to £10,000 by Social Investment Business Limited. It will be used for RIBA stage one architectural fees, a structural survey, valuation, development of governance and structure and preparation of the next stage of funding applications.

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