Cooper Art Gallery, Barnsley

The work comprised of an extension at the rear of the existing gallery to provide a new exhibition space together with alterations and refurbishment within the existing building and external works to the rear.

The Cooper Art Gallery remained open during the works and the works were managed and programmed to cause minimum disruption to the operation of the building and users.

The Cooper Art Gallery is situated within a Conservation Area in the centre of Barnsley.

Client: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Value: £425k

“(We were) impressed with the quality of construction executed by Parkinsons as well as the way in which the building’s size and arrangement respected the proportions of the local streetscape whilst providing space in ingenious ways.”

Blackpool Civic Trust