Paisley Town Hall has gone through a £22m transformation into one of the finest entertainment venues in the west of Scotland.
The iconic building has been a striking centrepiece of life in the town for more than 140 years.
Its transformation is part of Renfrewshire Council investment in Paisley’s historic cultural venues, aimed at driving new life and footfall to the area.
Key features of the transformation include:
- A complete redesign by leading Scottish architects Holmes Miller to put audience experience and accessibility at the heart of the building
- The preservation and restoration of the unique and ornate Victorian architectural features throughout the town hall
- Adding state-of-the-art performance and back-of-house facilities such as new sound and lighting, retractable seating and lowered stage, and expanding the capacity in the main hall to more than 1,000
- New rooms added in previously-unused spaces, such as a new bar and terrace overlooking Paisley’s iconic Abbey, a dance studio, and a screening room – adding a greater range of uses than ever before
- A full replacement of decades-old mechanical and electrical equipment
The building is now open and is ready to welcome audiences.
You can also read about investment in other cultural venues in Paisley town centre: