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The Orangery, Back Lane, Wakefield, Yorkshire, WF1 2TG
Beam is a company dedicated to the imaginative understanding and improvement of the public realm – our streets, buildings, parks, estates and public spaces.. We own and manage the Orangery as an architecture, arts and education centre for professionals and the general public.
Beam offers professional services and programmes in education and training, community engagement, public art commissioning, consultancy, project management, conferencing and events.
Founded in 1986 Beam has engaged thousands of people in creative education, arts projects and events in Yorkshire and elsewhere in England and co-ordinated over 300 public art projects and strategies. We are a member of the national Architecture Centre Network. Our unique base, the Grade II* listed Orangery in Wakefield, is currently being further developed as a regional creative centre for the built environment with designs by SMC Alsop.The Orangery
The Orangery is a Grade II* listed building owned and operated by beam. Built around 1800, it has been a zoological garden, a burial ground, a bath house, a school, an office space, and a conference venue. The beam
Gallery is open to the public from 9.30 – 4.30 pm Monday – Friday. Partner Firms
Beam enjoys the support and advice of a range of Partner Firms: Allen Tod Architects, DLA Architects, John R Paley Associates, Knapton and Knapton, Savills, Strata Yorkshire and Sutcliffe Play. Acknowledgements
Arts Council England, CABE (Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment), Wakefield Council, and the Joint Services Committee of West Yorkshire Grants invest in Beam's work.