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Alley Arts & Conference Centre

Strabane, Northern Ireland

Alley Arts & Conference Centre

Strabane, Northern Ireland

With its distinctive fascia graphics, the Alley Arts Centre is an important presence in the Northern Irish town of Strabane. The performing arts building is the result of a collaboration between GHA and Alan Jones Architects.

Its foyer, seen through the glazed frontage, is part of the street scene and fronts a 265-seat auditorium and café restaurant.

The theatre is technically innovative too with the multi-purpose auditorium allowing conference uses and employing a low volume and velocity air displacement system. On completion, the Centre won a Royal Society of Ulster Architects Design Award.

Awards

Royal Society of Ulster Architects 2008
Design Award – Winner