Inner City Music Limited, the charity that owns and operates Manchester’s multiple award-winning Band on the Wall, has appointed City Build as the main contractor to the deliver the expansion of the historic venue which has a total project value of £3.5 million.
The project will see the main venue capacity increase from 3 50 to 500 for headline artists and performances. The Picturehouse Bar will be re-modelled and will include an external terrace area. There will also be a smaller performance with 80 capacity on the ground floor. The learning complex, above the main venue space, will include a rooftop A/V suite, allowing young people and education participants to create new digital work by engaging with international artists.