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IN PICTURES: Latest images of Weston College’s Winter Gardens development

PUBLISHED: 13:30 18 May 2017 | UPDATED: 13:35 18 May 2017

View of the reception. This was where the view bar was.

View of the reception. This was where the view bar was.

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Weston College’s development of the Winter Gardens is continuing to move forward at a rapid pace, and the college has this week released the latest pictures of the work which is underway.

View of the Grand Pier from the top floor of the new restaurant, which also gives fantastic views of Steep Holm and Knightstone Island. The restaurant will be opened to the public and serve locally sourced British food. View of the Grand Pier from the top floor of the new restaurant, which also gives fantastic views of Steep Holm and Knightstone Island. The restaurant will be opened to the public and serve locally sourced British food.

The college is restoring the pavilion and part of the building is being revamped as a law and professional services academy and university centre. The ballroom is also being refurbished, but will remain entirely for public use.

New panelling going up in the venue’s main kitchen. New panelling going up in the venue’s main kitchen.

As well as this, there will be a new two-storey bar and restaurant, which will overlook the seafront.

The ground floor of the new restaurant. The ground floor of the new restaurant.

A spokesman for the college said: “The amount of work completed so far is incredible, and has really opened the building up to create light, attractive and usable spaces that offer stunning views of Weston’s seafront.

View of the ballroom scaffolding – the dome is being repaired and an acoustic solution is being applied to counter the echo. View of the ballroom scaffolding – the dome is being repaired and an acoustic solution is being applied to counter the echo.

“We can’t wait to try out the new restaurant - which will serve a selection of locally sourced British cuisine - while overlooking the Pier, Steep Holm and Knightstone Island.”

The new reception for the public part of the building in the North Wing. The top floor has had new windows put in as the former changing rooms have been converted into a series of function rooms. The new reception for the public part of the building in the North Wing. The top floor has had new windows put in as the former changing rooms have been converted into a series of function rooms.

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