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Bath Magistrates Court

Completed in 1989 on behalf of Avon County Council and
winner of the Bath City Council Environmental Award, the
new building accommodates adult, juvenile and family courts
as well as secure and administrative accommodation.

The design is a visual extension of the adjoining Victorian
convent which was converted as the first phase of site
development to provide offices for the probation service.

Fine natural materials for internal and external surfaces and
reliance on sound traditional construction details have
ensured long life and low maintenance.

Extensive natural ventilation and day lighting enabled the
environmental services to be both simple and energy