Sector: Public & Community

Morrab Library Extension

Project Description

The Morrab Library is a Grade II listed, two-storey granite independent library established in 1818

The library is housed in a Victorian mansion within the beautiful Morrab Gardens in Penzance, Cornwall

Ranking sixth largest in the UK, the library holds over 55,000 books as well as archives and rich photographic collection

The new £1.2m extension provides extra storage space as well as a new home for the library’s photographic archive

Commissioned under Cornwall Council framework SDS worked with architects Poynton Bradbury and contractor TEC Construction

….there was an excellent working relationship with all those involved…..
Bob Harrison, Chairman of the Morrab Library