Fit-Out of W5 Interactive Discovery Centre

Title: Specialist Fit-Out of Interactive Discovery Centre
Project Location: Odyssey, 2 Queen’s Quay, Belfast, BT3 9QQ
Client: W5
Architect: Hamilton Architects
Service: Fit-Out
Completion Date: 2014
Contract Value: £140,000

Brief Description:

The START Exhibition in W5 is the children’s exhibition space, aimed predominantly to under 8 age group; the space facilitates various interactive exhibits. The project involved the manufacture, supply and installation of new exhibits and theming sets within the exhibition space.


Works Included:

  • A new interactive art studio.
  • A music studio with associated sounds and lighting
  • A mock health centre, woodland area, farm, house, beach, river and construction site – all designed and fitted specifically for use by children.
  • Other general fit-out work.
  • Hygienic clean down and handover



In conjunction with key subcontractor Minprint, value engineering proposals were presented to the client and accepted. All objectives were achieved and the project was completed on time and within budget.


This project has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland and administered by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.


DownloadProject Fact Sheet – W5 Odyssey