Our Projects: Bath Abbey, Footprint Project
Synergy have working alongside the Abbey and their design team since 2007 to deliver the Footprint project, assisting in the successful HLF bid securing funding for his prestigious and ambitious project within the World Heritage City of Bath.
Footprint is an £19.3 million programme of capital works and interpretation which will provide innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the needs of the local community. The delivery phase of the project started on site in May 2018.
The project includes:
- creating new spaces for all by making the Abbey more accessible by providing modern meeting, catering and toilet facilities
-Enriching worship - providing a more comfortable worshipping space and building a new Song School
-Reducing the carbon footprint – by installing an eco-friendly heating system using energy from Bath's natural hot springs and installing energy-efficient lighting
-Repairing the Abbey floor - repairing and stabilising the Abbey's collapsing floor.
-Retelling the ancient story - creating a Discovery Centre that will tell the story and history of the Abbey
- Client: Bath Abbey Parochial Church Council
- Sector: EcclesiasticalHeritage
- Services: Cost ConsultancyProject Management
- Contract: £19.3 million