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ABTT Members Visit: Presentation on Victoria Palace Theatre


ABTT Members Visit:

Presentation on Victoria Palace Theatre
Courtesy of ABTT Bronze ISG Member:

conisbee

ISG-2018-Bronze

Conisbee, a member of the ABTT Industry Supporters Group, have kindly opened the doors to all ABTT Members to join them at a presentation about ‘Victoria Palace Theatre: From Billy Elliot to Hamilton’.  The presentation will consider the history of the Victoria Palace Theatre touching on those involved in its development, including the original architect Frank Matcham, and the recent redevelopment.

Event Date: 06/11/2018
Time: 5.30pm for 6pm start
Price: Free To Attend
Location:The Institution of Structural Engineers,
47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS
Speaker: Chris Boydell
Website: https://www.istructe.org/events/hq/2018/november-2018/history-study-group-victoria-palace-theatre-from

BOOKING IS NOT REQUIRED!

The presentation will consider the history of the Victoria Palace Theatre touching on those involved in its development, including the original architect Frank Matcham, and the recent redevelopment.

Chris Boydell will be  explaining the original construction of the Victoria Palace Theatre and its environs and talk about the constraints on the redevelopment arising from these, third party stakeholders and technical requirements of the brief and how the structural solutions addressed these to meet the construction programme and show deadline.

Chris joined Alan Conisbee in 1983 as his first employee and their first project was to stabilise the Almeida Theatre.  Since then Chris has worked on theatres or arts related projects every year of his career. Recent projects include leading the redevelopment of the Victoria Palace Theatre, the proposed refurbishment of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and reporting on the ceilings and supporting structure to the Principal Rooms at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.

LOCATION

Institution HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS