Brentwood Community Arts Centre is located between existing buildings fronting Shenfield Road. The single performance space accommodates 200 people in a variety of different seating configurations.
The double-height space has a technical gallery on two sides. The sound insulating building envelope has enabled the facility to operate within very close proximity to existing residential properties, with 35db sound attenuation. In addition also includes an long, narrow single-storey extension includes a licensed bar and toilet facilities.
The form of the building is intentionally simple with a barrel vaulted profiled metal roof, which gives a good acoustic environment, a sprung timber floor, and blockwork walls fairfaced internally and rendered externally.
The building has proved to be a very popular local venue