Project Description

Sir Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham


Project: Refurbishment internally and externally of an existing Chapel housing the art collection of the renowned British painter Sir Stanley Spencer
Client: The Stanley Spencer Gallery
Value: £700k

The works involved the complete strip out of the existing chapel including existing roof finishes followed by the construction of the new ground floor slab incorporating the formation of concrete ducts for the movement of moisture controlled air flow throughout the chapel thus assisting in the preservation of the art collection.

Forcia then carried out the complete fit-out of the art gallery, this included:

  • Installation of a new staircase.
  • Glass balustrading.
  • Replication of existing chapel windows.
  • New wood flooring.
  • Specialist joinery.
  • Specialist lighting.
  • BMS and climate control system.