Welsh Arts Centre to Open in 2013

25 January 2011 (Last Updated January 25th, 2011 18:30)

The proposed £37m ($59.1m) arts centre at Bangor University in Wales will be opened in 2013. Dubbed as the Pontio project, the centre was designed by a team consisting Grimshaw, Atkins, Arup and Gillespies. The centre will feature a 450-550-seat theatre, cinema space, a stu

The proposed £37m ($59.1m) arts centre at Bangor University in Wales will be opened in 2013.

Dubbed as the Pontio project, the centre was designed by a team consisting Grimshaw, Atkins, Arup and Gillespies.

The centre will feature a 450-550-seat theatre, cinema space, a studio theatre and an outdoor amphitheatre.

Designed to achieve the BREEAM Excellent rating, the centre has received £27.5m ($43.9m) from the Assembly Government and the European Union.