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Whitby Abbey project significant milestone for Marcon
13 Aug 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Marcon worked closely with Drinkall Dean on the visitor centre at Whitby Abbey
Marcon, a fit-out specialist based in Northern Ireland has been appointed by English Heritage to complete a site-wide interpretation scheme at Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire.

Located on the Whitby headland, the dramatic abbey is an iconic landmark that inspired the setting for Bram Stoker's Dracula, as well as provided inspiration for other literary icons including Lewis Carroll, JWM Turner and Caedmon.

Working closely with London-based design firm Drinkall Dean, Marcon were responsible for completing the detail development, manufacture and delivery of the museum's visitor centre, which will include graphics, AV hardware and the co-ordination of all work-packages.

Mark O'Connor, director of Marcon, says: "The sheer variety of projects within the heritage fit-out sector makes it a challenge and really enjoyable industry to work in."

"Securing our first project with English Heritage is a significant milestone for the company and we are looking forward to working with the entire project team to complete the new exhibition at Whitby Abbey."
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Whitby Abbey project significant milestone for Marcon
13 Aug 2019 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Marcon worked closely with Drinkall Dean on the visitor centre at Whitby Abbey
Marcon, a fit-out specialist based in Northern Ireland has been appointed by English Heritage to complete a site-wide interpretation scheme at Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire.

Located on the Whitby headland, the dramatic abbey is an iconic landmark that inspired the setting for Bram Stoker's Dracula, as well as provided inspiration for other literary icons including Lewis Carroll, JWM Turner and Caedmon.

Working closely with London-based design firm Drinkall Dean, Marcon were responsible for completing the detail development, manufacture and delivery of the museum's visitor centre, which will include graphics, AV hardware and the co-ordination of all work-packages.

Mark O'Connor, director of Marcon, says: "The sheer variety of projects within the heritage fit-out sector makes it a challenge and really enjoyable industry to work in."

"Securing our first project with English Heritage is a significant milestone for the company and we are looking forward to working with the entire project team to complete the new exhibition at Whitby Abbey."
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Technifex announces three major appointments
Technifex, a leading concept design and engineering firm for the attractions industry, has announced the appointment of John Polk, Howard Smith and John Neilson.
Riders experience unprecedented thrills on Wiegand's Slide Coaster
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Mark Whittaker appointed as sales manager for LBE and FECs at Simworx
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Holovis creates AR app to enhance Royal Liver Building experience
Holovis has created an augmented reality (AR) app for the new 360-degree experience at the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool, UK.
Christie brings football history to life at San Mamés Stadium Museum
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Polin Waterparks & Pool Systems - Experience the experience
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