St George’s Hall, Liverpool


We are very proud to be part of the project team that won a Civic Trust ‘City of Culture Award’ during 2007 for our contribution towards the refurbishment of St George’s Hall in Liverpool. Hannan Associates also won a Merseyside Award for Architecture and Urban Design for ‘Best Architectural Lighting Project’ for this project.

St George’s Hall opened its doors to the public in 1854 over 10 years after it was commissioned. It’s been a central feature of Liverpool’s architecture ever since, and has been called ‘The best example of Neo-Classical architecture in Europe’

Commencing in 1995 Hannan Associates were engaged in three phases of the refurbishment of this Grade I listed building to fully design and integrate the services seamlessly and invisibly.

After successfully completing Phase 1 of restoration works at St Georges Hall, Hannan’s were awarded Phase II and III refurbishments which were completed from 2003 to 2007. The building is a public venue capable of holding 800 people in its large concert hall and smaller capacities in the small concert hall. It also houses magistrates and Crown courts.

2007 Civic Trust Award – City of Culture

About This Project


CLIENT : Liverpool City Council


ARCHITECT : Purcell Miller Tritton


PROJECT VALUE : Approximately £50 million


CONTRACT DURATION: April 2000 – October 2007

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