Burghley Brewhouse
Stamford, Lincolnshire
Burghley House is the creation of William Cecil
(1520 - 1598), Principal Secretary and subsequently
Lord Treasurer to Elizabeth I. In the 1750s, Brownlow Cecil, ninth earl of Exeter (1754 - 1903) employed Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown to complete the interior refurbishment of the house, re-landscape the park and also design a number of outbuildings known as the Brewhouse. The Brewhouse project created a new visitor centre for the estate, funded by the Burghley House Preservation Trust and the Heritage National Lottery Fund. A steel framed entrance pavilion provides ticketing, display and education facilities, and the listed Brewhouse was repaired to house an audio-visual presentation, a Treasury display gallery and a second education room.
Client:  Burghley House Preservation Trust
Contract Value: £2.2m
Awards:  Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Best Commercial Project 2007