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Revitalised Offices

10 March 2017

Workplace interiors specialists, Ben Johnson Ltd, are helping to provide ACT staff with a smart and practical home.

The company, based in Newcastle and York, is close to completing the transformation of three floors at Vinovium House into contemporary offices for the charity’s rapidly growing team.

The Trust’ headquarters, previously split between Auckland Castle and number 42 Market Place, will remain at Vinovium House until all building work is completed in the charity’s ongoing £70m development project, which includes the creation of a new Spanish Art Gallery and Faith Museum, both due to open in 2019.

The floors, which had stood empty for several years, were chosen as an ideal location for the charity’s interim base, due to the building’s central location in the heart of Bishop Auckland.  They are being leased from property management company Telereal Trillium and staff are delighted with their new look.

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Picture caption: Left to right: Clare Bodak, Ben Johnson Interiors; Corrinne Greener, Auckland Castle Trust; Bob Wicks, Auckland Castle Trust; Emma Dodsley, Ben Johnson Interiors.

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