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artsdepot at Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley
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artsdepot studio theatre  - view from stage

ACT carried out the design of the two theatres, as part of the Brief to Developers. They continued to provide the design and specification of specialist theatre spaces and services.

Artsdepot provides a home for three cultural providers: The Bull Arts Centre, Community Focus Disability Arts and the Performing and Public Art courses of Barnet College.  It is a centre for arts education across all disciplines and available to all ages and sectors of the community.

The 400-seat Main Auditorium provides:

  • raked stalls and tiered balcony
  • flat floored hall.

The 150 seat Studio Theatre has a fixed format where some flexibility is included in the forestage to provide a number of stage height options.

Audience and theatre staff who rely on the use of a wheelchair will find that their requirements are embedded in the design - both in the public and non-public backstage facilities.

Client: London Borough of Barnet, Taylor Woodrow Properties, Chiltern Investment Properties Limited.
Architects:   Ruddle Wilkinson
Web: www.artsdepot.co.uk

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