21st Century Gallery in a Park
The last three months
(May – July 2013)
The roof goes on the Study Centre
Preparing to replace the exhibition
galleries roof-lights
The bare
bones of the
new grand
stair at the
north end of
the
Promenade
North west corner of the Lower
Promenade
Window onto the park at the southern
end of the Lower Promenade
Making new openings between the
exhibition galleries
Insulation ready for installation under
the exhibition galleries’ roof
The new staff entrance
Lifting
shuttering into
place to form
the concrete
walls of the
Landscape
Gallery
View of the site at the end of June
Breaking
through to
the Gallery
at first floor
level
Night-time
view across
the site during
the Nikhil
Chopra
performance
The North
promenade
leading
through to the
current
Whitworth
building
New roof-
lights ready
for installation
in the
exhibition
galleries
Services laid in
trenches
under the
floor of the
new
collections
storage zone
Inside the
Landscape
Gallery with
window onto
the park
Spacious
new Study
Centre
Steelwork connecting the Promenade
and the Café
Looking down onto the Learning
Studio
Steelwork in place to form the roof of
the Landscape Gallery
View of the
Whitworth
Art Gallery
from the
crane
Looking straight down the full height
of the crane tower!
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Gallery in the Park - Nicola Walker

  1. 1. 21st Century Gallery in a Park The last three months (May – July 2013)
  2. 2. The roof goes on the Study Centre
  3. 3. Preparing to replace the exhibition galleries roof-lights
  4. 4. The bare bones of the new grand stair at the north end of the Promenade
  5. 5. North west corner of the Lower Promenade
  6. 6. Window onto the park at the southern end of the Lower Promenade
  7. 7. Making new openings between the exhibition galleries
  8. 8. Insulation ready for installation under the exhibition galleries’ roof
  9. 9. The new staff entrance
  10. 10. Lifting shuttering into place to form the concrete walls of the Landscape Gallery
  11. 11. View of the site at the end of June
  12. 12. Breaking through to the Gallery at first floor level
  13. 13. Night-time view across the site during the Nikhil Chopra performance
  14. 14. The North promenade leading through to the current Whitworth building
  15. 15. New roof- lights ready for installation in the exhibition galleries
  16. 16. Services laid in trenches under the floor of the new collections storage zone
  17. 17. Inside the Landscape Gallery with window onto the park
  18. 18. Spacious new Study Centre
  19. 19. Steelwork connecting the Promenade and the Café
  20. 20. Looking down onto the Learning Studio
  21. 21. Steelwork in place to form the roof of the Landscape Gallery
  22. 22. View of the Whitworth Art Gallery from the crane
  23. 23. Looking straight down the full height of the crane tower!

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