borrowed from other collections. A new education room, storage and work rooms, reception area with shop and a new lift and visitor facilities will enable improved access to all areas of the museum.
The two-storey brick extension with hipped roof is simple in form to present a visually cohesive relationship with the existing building. Copper clad bays reinterpret the architectural language of the existing window style in a contemporary manner that reflects the uses and amenities of the new wing.
The use of brick and copper as the primary building materials references the significant historic manufacturing industries of