The team started work at the beginning of January, and we will look forward to sharing progress and updates in the future as the project moves forward.
Monday, January 16, 2017
The August newsletter is out now - find it under 'newsletters' in the Opening Doors Restoration Project section and read all about the results of our consultation on the colour of the Mansion House facade, along with lots of other news and updates on the project.
Friday, August 12, 2016
We're carrying out a consultation to help us decide what colour to paint the front of the Mansion House! Go to the 'Opening Doors' Restoration Project section to find out more and take part.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the hard hat tours that were to be held on Friday, 29 July have been cancelled. Apologies to those who have booked places on these tours.
Further tours are scheduled for 12 August, 27 August, 23 September and 28 September at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00. To book a place, please call Visit York on 01904 550099 or drop into their office at 1 Museum Street, Yor…
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Issue 5 of our Opening Doors newsletter is out now. Go to the 'Opening Doors Restoration Project' section and click on 'newsletters' to find out the latest on restoration work at the Mansion House - and more.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Students from York St John University have been researching the stories behind objects in the Mansion House collection and their links to the Lord Mayors of York. To see the results, have a look at the 'tours' section of our Historypin site (click on the heading above)
Friday, June 17, 2016
The second edition of our video diary is now available to view. Click on 'Opening Doors Restoration Project' to see our Architect and Exhibition Designer talking about the project.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Issue 4 of our newsletter is out now. Click on 'Opening Doors Restoration Project' and 'Newsletters' to read about the latest developments in the Mansion House.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Watch out for the new podcast that will soon be appearing on this site. Architects De Matos Ryan and designers Redmans will be explaining what has happened so far and how this fits in with future plans.
In the meantime, we've published the 3rd edition of our newsletter and created a new collection on our History Pin site, called 'Restoration in Progress', so that you can see how work is progre…
Thursday, April 14, 2016
We've organised a series of hard hat tours to let visitors see behind the scenes at the Mansion House refurbishment as work progresses. The first tours took place on the 18th February and were a great success. Visitors said they found the tour 'extremely interesting'; 'absolutely brilliant'; 'the guide definitely knew what he was talking about'.
Further tours will be held on:
Friday, February 26, 2016