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Restoration and Renovation of the New Bodleian Library

The New Bodleian Library building, to be reopened as the Weston Library in 2015.

The New Bodleian Library. Courtesy Wilkinson Eyre Architects

The project seeks to create high-quality storage for the Libraries valuable special collections, which include the rare and unique manuscripts, books and maps that the Bodleian preserves for the international world of scholarship. To develop the Libraries’ space for the support of advanced research and to expand public access through new exhibition galleries and other facilities.

The New Bodleian redevelopment centres around a new architectural design for the building developed by WilkinsonEyre Architects. www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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