January 5, 2016

Restoring the Bowcliffe Hall Ballroom – Part One

Restoration has officially begun on the original Bowcliffe Hall Ballroom.

Ballroom at Bowcliffe Hall

This magnificent room, which would have been the hub for grandiose balls, social gatherings and parties, is brimming with beautiful original features and has an imposing, soaring ceiling. Following successful restoration of numerous other significant rooms within Bowcliffe Hall including the Morning Room and Bowcliffe Room, it was decided that the Ballroom also deserved some special attention.

Ballroom Bowcliffe Hall

Already, those working tirelessly and carefully to restore this remarkable room have uncovered a real gem of a find, removing the current flooring to uncover stunning parquet which will hopefully be saved to once again become the original flooring.

Parquet ballroom flooring

With a predicted completion date of late spring, the Ballroom restoration is a meticulous but worthwhile task. The completed project will push the capacity of a single room within Bowcliffe from 80 up to 120 guests – perfect for business conferences, weddings, and perhaps even the odd ball or two…

ballroom-new-2

Keep checking back as we update you on the Ballroom progress!