Britten-Pears Foundation Archive

Education & Community

Firstplan advised on the planning strategy for the provision of a new state-of-the-art sustainable Archive to house the internationally significant collection of Benjamin Britten music. The development includes strong rooms and study rooms and is located within the curtilage of the listed former home of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Their home, known as the Red House, and the Archive, are in Aldeburgh. The Archive has already won six significant awards, and was designed by multi-award winning architects Stanton Williams.