Ward Robinson

Alnwick Castle Guest Hall

Full refurbishment of Alnwick Castle Great Hall, this historical banqueting hall has a long history of entertaining and hospitality. Our design transformed the hall into a spectacular, light, welcoming and stylish venue, sympathetic to its heritage.

Original architectural features such as the stone archways, minstrel gallery and carved beamed roof were enhanced with a stunning lighting scheme.  We worked closely with specialist lighting designer, Michael Grubb Studio, to deliver this.

The bar was relocated and given a new look and feel to blend in.  Warm woods, lighting and pewter finished metalwork create a warm inviting feel, while allowing the bar to tie in perfectly with the original features of the Guest Hall.

The minstrel’s gallery was uncovered and revamped with sumptuous studded leather to show it off as a main feature above the bar, creating a balustrade that allows this space to be opened for public use when events are held within the hall.

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Project

Client
Northumberland Estates

Description
Alnwick Castle Guest Hall Refurbishment

Location
Alnwick, Northumberland

Completed
2016

Sector
Interior Design, Project Management, Leisure, Leisure