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Richard III visitor centre opens doors
POSTED 08 Aug 2014 . BY Tom Anstey
The £4m Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester, built on the site where the remains of the late King were found has officially opened to the public.

Designed by Maber Architects, a former school has been transformed into a museum telling the story of the king up until his demise and centuries later, the discovery of his body under an adjacent car park in 2012.

Leicester City Council bought the site in late 2012 and commissioned Maber to create a centre that is expected to cater for up to 100,000 visitors on an annual basis, generating around £4.5m for the local economy.

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Richard III visitor centre
Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester, built on the site where the remains of the late King were found. Designed by Architects Maber and design company Studio MB.

Location: Leicester , United Kingdom
Budget: £4m

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Richard III visitor centre opens doors
POSTED 08 Aug 2014 . BY Tom Anstey
The £4m Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester, built on the site where the remains of the late King were found has officially opened to the public.

Designed by Maber Architects, a former school has been transformed into a museum telling the story of the king up until his demise and centuries later, the discovery of his body under an adjacent car park in 2012.

Leicester City Council bought the site in late 2012 and commissioned Maber to create a centre that is expected to cater for up to 100,000 visitors on an annual basis, generating around £4.5m for the local economy.

PROJECT PROFILE:

Richard III visitor centre
Richard III Visitor Centre in Leicester, built on the site where the remains of the late King were found. Designed by Architects Maber and design company Studio MB.

Location: Leicester , United Kingdom
Budget: £4m

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