Project Title:      Ilkley Cinema

Contract Type:   Commercial Conversion

Architect:           Halliday Clark

Location:            Ilkley

Works have been completed on bringing a new lease of life to a former nightclub in Ilkley. On recommendation, our Client made a direct approach to Dobson Construction Ltd to provide a cost to convert former nightclub,  Il Trovatore, into a 57 seat Cinema.

The works were undertaken in a confined town centre location over two upper floors above an existing business that was open as normal throughout the works.  Specific consideration to carrying out these works to limit any unnecessary noise and disruption was paramount.

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A brief description of the works will be as follows:

  • Fully strip out the existing nightclub and extensive structural alterations.
  • Creation of a tiered 57 seat auditorium complete with projector room all of which are acoustically detailed to prevent sound leakage to the surroundings.
  • New incoming services
  • Creation of a lounge and bar area.
  • Construction of an external balcony leading from the lounge to an external veranda via Hi-Spec timber folding sliding doors.
  • Construction of a new stainless steel spiral escape staircase leading from the veranda.
  • Installation of a new Platform Lift.
  • Construction of a cantilevered Disabled WC structure.
  • New electrical and mechanical installations throughout.
  • Coordination of the works of the specialist cinema installers.