Orangebox Young People’s Centre was built in Halifax for Square Chapel Centre for the Arts and funded by the Myplace BIG Scheme. The centre links to the Grade 1 listed Piece Hall and sees the conversion and extension of two Victorian buildings, originally built to store fruit and veg. The completed extension includes a wide variety of facilities for young people, including a dance studio, recording studio, climbing wall, rehearsal rooms, advice and counselling support, roof level skate park and roof garden. The design navigates the complex levels dictated by the topography and variety of existing buildings whilst forming new […]



We’re really pleased to have been appointed to remodel St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Halifax. The main buildings were built in 2 stages; in the early 1900’s and the 1960’s. Today it’s still a busy community space but the building’s have become a bit worn. We’re really looking forward to working with the client, building users and proposing some new ways of thinking about the place. The images show an initial idea for the street frontage, the 1960’s church interior,  and the Edwardian Church with an elephant stood outside. Obviously