The Cheese & Grain in the centre of Frome is a multi-purpose community centre, Market Hall, performance space & contains some office space. It sat uncomfortably in a car park with no evidence of its function. We have remodelled the building to bring the inside to the community, making explicit its function & use and expanding the range of spaces and potential uses of the building. The ground floor holds a vibrant cafe which acts as a small music venue. The main hall functions as market hall, events and party space, music venue, roller skating venue and bingo hall. The upper floor houses meeting rooms & hot-desk spaces.
Winner of the 2014 Gold Green Apple Award for the Built Environment & Architectural Heritage.