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June 2017
Superman Returns...
The highly specialised and acclaimed North Foreshore Film Studio has been handed over to Warner...
May 2017
A drama is building....
Building work has begun on a new £19M development for Mountview Performing Arts...
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June 2017 Superman Returns...

The highly specialised and acclaimed North Foreshore Film Studio has been handed over to Warner for production to begin on a new television Superman prequel. ‘KRYPTON’ has been confirmed as the first production to be housed in this £20m development set on an eight-acre site adjacent to Belfast Lough.

This new highly specialised, purpose built development includes a 66,000sq ft film studio and sound stage, along with 2 No 23,000sq ft workshops and 32,000sq ft production space to accommodate art departments, dressing rooms and wardrobe functions.

Semple & McKillop were appointed by Belfast Harbour Commissioners and responsible for the mechanical, electrical and sustainable design services and specialist services design necessary to accommodate the full spectrum of film production needs for this large-scale development.

In 2012 Semple & McKillop completed the Paint Hall Film Studio in Titanic Quarter which is best known for being the production and filming hub for the highly popular and successful HBO series Game of Thrones.

May 2017 A Drama is Building...

Building work has begun on a new £19M development for Mountview Performing Arts at Peckham, South London, fictional home of those lovable rogues Del Boy and Trotter. Mountview is a leading UK drama school with a long-standing and international reputation.

Accommodation shall include a public foyer with café bar, 200-seat main auditorium, 80-seat studio theatre, workshops and rooftop restaurant/bar with views across the London skyline. The training facilities include rehearsal studios, performance studios, music practice rooms, TV studios and a radio suite. There are further spaces for a retail unit and a 200m2 rehearsal studio for commercial hire.

Semple & McKillop are appointed by Dowds Group with Gilbert Ash as the main contractor. We are responsible for the mechanical, electrical and sustainable design services.




Images courtesy of Carl Turner Architects