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Sturminster Newton Community Centre including 301 seat theatre market hall and offices. Working closely with the community Philip Proctor created a unique and economically successful heart to the town on budget and on time.
ARCHITECT: Philip Proctor (Proctor, Watts, Cole, Rutter of Shaftesbury)
June Work starts on Market Site.
October £2.5 million secured, builders appointed: Hammonds.
November First sod turned on Community buildings site.
August Old Market Hill opened, Station Road closed
30th June market Bell rung, 10 years to the day after Market closed.
1000 visitors attend The Exchange open weekend
15th July Sturminster Hall closed.
September The Ball in the Hall. Sturminster Newton Rotary celebration
December Official opening by Julian Fellowes
One year celebration event.