University acquires former nightclub

by Pete Hayman | 27 Apr 2010

Bath Spa University (BSU) has unveiled plans to transform a former nightclub into a new city centre base for its music and performing arts students.

The university has acquired the lease to the Burdall's Yard property on London Road and aims to create a rehearsal and performance facility on the site. BSU vice chancellor Professor Frank Morgan said: "We hope that Burdall's Yard will become a fantastic place for teaching and developing young performers, right in the heart of Bath.

"It's a wonderful building, with centuries of Bath history behind it, and will be a great resource to enable Bath Spa's music and performing arts students to contribute further to the vibrant cultural life of the city." A public consultation will be held in the coming months to engage local residents with BSU's plans for Burdall's Yard.

Bath Spa University (BSU) has unveiled plans to transform a former nightclub into a new city centre base for its music and performing arts students. The university has acquired the lease to the Burdall's Yard property on London Road and aims to create a rehearsal and performance facility on the site. BSU vice chancellor Professor Frank Morgan said: "We hope that Burdall's Yard will become a fantastic place for teaching
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