Sheffield College’s Norton campus was relocated to Hillsborough, to become the new home of the Music and Performing Arts Faculty of the Sheffield College.
Part of this project involved the construction of a new performing arts and creative media building. The new building houses a performance theatre, TV studio, five drama/dance studios and various other recording, teaching and practice rooms.
The plans for the new theatre building involved the supply of a long wire, custom Cablenet tension wire grid. The outer frame measured 14.7m x 17.7m, which involved the weaving of nearly 8km of wire rope to create the tension wire grid.
We worked closely with theatre consultants Drama by Design, and principal contractors Audio Light Systems and Clugston Construction Ltd.
We can install Cablenet in new buildings or retro-fit to old; we can construct it in virtually any size or shape; and, using the experience we’ve gained since first introducing the system more than 20 years ago, we can design it to provide an economical solution to even the most challenging of building layouts.