Napper appointed for the renovation of Newcastle City Baths
28 September 2015
Napper Architects are delighted to have been appointed by Fusion Lifestyle as Architects for the proposed renovation of Newcastle City Baths on Northumberland Road.
Graeme Dodd, Managing Director of Napper said: “We are delighted to be working with Fusion on this exciting project and it follows on from our successful £7 million renovation of the Theatre Royal. Our Clients continue to recognise our expertise in the conservation of these historic civic buildings and the added value we can bring to their projects with, in this case, our experience in the leisure and swimming pool sector”
Peter Kay, Chief Executive of Fusion Lifestyle said: "We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the City Council's preferred partner for the City Hall and City Pools site. We have a long-term vision for the site that is true to its original purpose; we plan to create a unique health and wellbeing destination.”
Leader of Newcastle City Council, Cllr Nick Forbes, said: "These exciting proposals which will safeguard the City Hall and Pools and the rest of the site for generations to come. This is the latest demonstration that buildings threatened with closure still have a very bright future if the right partners can be found."
Philip Bernays, Chief Executive of the Theatre Royal Trust Ltd said: "This is a very exciting opportunity for us and we are honoured to be bringing two of Newcastle's most iconic buildings together to work hand-in-hand.”