The Ship

imgp0073The Ship as it is known, was originally designed as both offices and printing press for the western Morning News in 1993. They moved out in 2013 and the building has remained empty since then. It is now being converted into a multipurpose centre for community use and small businesses.
 Client     The Western Morning News Co Ltd 
Architect Nicholas Grimshaw
Size         Offices 5,671 sq m, production 6,459 sq m 
Completion Date:  1993
Selected Awards
1994  RIBA Awards
1993  British Construction Industry Awards 
1993  Royal Fine Art Commission Building of the Year Awards
1993  Structural Steel Design Awards