The £3.2 million restoration of The Witham at Barnard Castle saw the transformation of one of the region's most historic buildings.
The regeneration project, managed by the council, Barnard Castle Vision and The Witham, brough much needed improvements to the Grade II listed Witham Testimonial Hall.
the revamped facility now includes the town's library and Customer Access Point as well as a cafe, arts and exhibitions areas, performance and events spaces, a shop and small business units.
The changes even sparked the interest of HRH The Duke of Gloucester. The duke visited the buildings, which date back to 1846.
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