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Investments & Improvements at the Centre

As proud employee-owners of the NSBRC we recognise our responsibility as custodians of the visitor centre, and the importance of creating the best experience for all users of the NSBRC, including visitors, exhibitors, course delegates and conference guests.

Since the winter, we have undertaken a large programme of improvements to make the centre look and feel better than ever!

Some of the recent improvements we’ve made include:

Main Arena – All hi-bay lighting has been converted to low energy LEDs.


Build It Theatre - Walls freshly painted, new carpet fitted and LED lighting installed.

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Sustainability Theatre - Fantastic new Yamaha audio equipment (speakers and mixing desk) installed to complement our Sennheiser microphones.


Reception Area - New LED lighting installed throughout


Coffee Shop – New Quartz work tops installed, floor areas & walls painted, LED lighting and new cupboard units installed. Our food hygiene rating remains 5 stars.

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Front car park entrance – New planted area, featuring perennial plants and herbs, at our entrance to replace the tired grass area and attract insects.

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Upstairs meeting & training rooms - Walls painted throughout and a brand new small but creative space ‘The Thinking Room’ coming soon…

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The total cost of all this recent work is around £40,000 and this is, of course, in addition to usual Planned Preventative Maintenance works including; heating and air-con servicing, EICR (electrical) testing, LOLER (lift) servicing, fire alarms etc.

If, during a visit, you see an area - in or around - the NSBRC that isn’t quite up to scratch, please let one of the team know, so we can ensure everyone enjoys a memorable experience with us.

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