Bicentennial Hall upgrade

  • Project typeCapital Works
  • Project value$1,545,000
  • Project scheduleTo be completed by October 2020
  • Contractor nameMaxwood Technologies Pty Ltd - retractable seating
New retractable seating at Bicentennial Hall

The project will incorporate upgraded professional spaces including a stage, box office and dressing rooms. It will renew air conditioning and provide much needed rehearsal space, work-shopping areas, teaching facilities and an opportunity for a broader range of shared space activities. The upgrade will occur in two stages - stage one has already commenced. 

The refurbished Bicentennial Hall will allow the region to become a destination of choice in the conference market, supported by the region’s strong arts and culture reputation.

Installation of retractable seating has now been completed which will allow for a wider range of use for the hall. The seating capacity has increased to 600 seats.

Stage One will include:

  • retractable seating and installation of partition wall (completed)
  • wall treatments for acoustic panelling
  • dressing rooms
  • stage lighting and drapes
  • heating and cooling
  • bar upgrade

Stage Two will include:

  • upgrade of mezzanine
  • bio box
  • lift
  • amenities


Rear of 253 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan 2620  View Map

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