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York Guildhall

​Rob Loader Architects
Competition | Past

​​York Guildhall

To re-imagine the City's historic Guildhall complex for the C21st and demonstrate how connecting river and City will facilitate a commercially viable renaissance of this unique site in a world class City.

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Rob Loader Architects won the design ideas competition for re-imagining York’s Guildhall complex.

Rob Loader Architects addressed the aspirations of the city of York – in offering scope for the creation of jobs and the growth of the local economy; in promising an attractive public space providing a new connection between river and city; combining new design with respect for the historic context.

Rob Loader Architects said:

“The study area for the York Riverside Competition contains a rich architectural history and a variety of spatial qualities, and these winning proposals by James Decent, Joseph Little and Robert Loader create an accessible and attractive public riverside.”

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