06/11/09 - New £3.5m Performing Arts Centre Opens

Midlands based Contractors, Thomas Vale Construction, has completed Manchester’s Metropolitan University’s Performing Arts centre, which is now ready to be used by the new students of 2009. The £3.5 million project will provide students with new state of the art studios, public performance spaces and dedicated rehearsal spaces. The centre has also been completed with associated road works and car parking to further facilitate the student’s needs.

The performing Arts Centre was originally based on Cheshire campus where it saw 40 years of amateur and professional performances, ranging in subject and style. Now the curtains have finally been drawn on the old centre as ManchesterMetropolitanUniversity unveils its latest new build.

Paul Clarke, Director for Thomas Vale Construction comments: “Thomas Vale Construction are extremely pleased and proud to have been part of the Team which delivered this prestigious project to Manchester Metropolitan University and hope the students will enjoy the facilities for years to come.”

Manchester MetropolitanUniversity also known as MMU is one of the leading universities for performing arts, and acts as a powerful driver of the North-West economy. The University is currently investing a staggering £300 million across the campus to improve on the buildings and facilities within.