Poll of the week: What do you think of Weston College’s revamp of the Winter Gardens?

PUBLISHED: 13:00 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:20 01 September 2017

The Winter Gardens ballroom.

The Winter Gardens ballroom.


Weston College’s eagerly-anticipated development of the Winter Gardens is edging closer to completion just under two years after the college bought the site.

And you can watch our video and let us know what you think of the work by voting in our poll.

Since 2015, plans have been afoot to build a new law and professional services academy and revamp the iconic ballroom for public use.

MORE: Exclusive look at the new development.

As well as this, a new sea-view restaurant is set to open and there will be number of function rooms available for hire.

The Mercury got an exclusive look around the site, with the college building ready for new students this month, and the ballroom set to be open ahead of University Centre Weston’s graduation ceremony, which is on September 23.

MORE: Read about the history of the Winter Gardens.

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