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Recently released plans for the rebuilding of the Pavilion could secure its future for another century
6 Oct 2021
School News

It’s almost a century since the Memorial Pavilion was built using funds raised by Old Breconians to honour fellow Old Breconians who gave their lives in the First World War. Since its opening in 1924, it has been an iconic feature in the Christ College landscape.   

Despite works done over the years, the old pavilion - or the new pavilion, depending on your generation - is showing its age. Now rather dilapidated, it needs completely rebuilding after almost a century of use. 

The Governors have taken the decision to restore this historic building, and impressive plans for such work have recently been drawn up by Rhodri Davies OB, an architect at Powell Dobson. The original design is retained in the plans, with the addition of upgraded changing areas and social space, and a large extension at the rear that offers entertaining space for school teams, OBs, parents, and visitors. If the rebuilding can be achieved, the Pavilion will once again be a showcase for the school as well as the heart of the school’s sports facilities for many more generations of Breconians.

Such a transformation is going to cost £1m+, most of which will need to be funded by an appeal to support a project that will give new life to the Pavilion for another century. Martyn Thomas, Development Director at Christ College, is aware of the enormity of the fund-raising task ahead: “The sum required to achieve our ambitions for the building is significant, so we will only be able to launch a wider appeal when we have secured enough substantial pledges from key supporters and partnerships. We are very keen to hear from anyone who can help to make our hopes become a reality.”

If you are interested in supporting the redevelopment of a building that has served generations of Breconians, or if you know someone who might be willing to engage in a partnership with us to secure the building’s future, please contact Martyn Thomas in the Development Office. He will be delighted to hear from you.



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