Development of The Horton has been led by registered charity Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society.
The board of trustees have been involved in every aspect of the project, supported by other volunteers, partners and specialist contractors.
Banner image above: visitors viewing the new performance space at Heritage Open Day 2021. (Photo credit: Mike Longhurst.)
Image left: trustees inspecting construction works.
WHO WE ARE
Hugo van Maasakkers
As a cultural manager, Yemisi has worked for the likes of: Amnesty International, Arts Council England, British Council, Goethe, Historic England and Institut Francais.
He is the director and co-founder of the Centre for Journalism at the University of Kent, a founding director of KMTV, author of The Newspapers Handbook and a former magazine editor and award-winning journalist.
Having begun her career as a primary school teacher, Ellen has gone on to design and lead innovative learning programmes and events for clients such as The Design Museum, The Department for Transport, Google, MGSO4 Epsom & Ewell Arts, Hopscotch Consulting and Little Inventors.
The project is also supported in specific areas by a number of former trustees:
Claire Harris (finance) and Janice Heyes (events).
Jeremy Harte (Bourne Hall Museum) and Julian Pooley (Surrey History Centre).
Volunteer heritage researchers:
Roger Cayzer, Sheila Cumming, Jane Derrick, Jill Duffin, Georgia Kitty-Harris, Lara Kirkland, Kevin McDonnell, Roger Miller, Ian Mole, John Mumford, David Shand, Amanda Spavins, Louise Taylor, Steve Tyrrell and Katherine Wood.
Thanks also to the contribution of former trustees:
Nick Barry, Lionel Blackman, George Cardwell, Sarah Dewing, David Gulland, Phil Humphrey, Sean Kelly and Julian Waters.
The Horton Chapel Project has been funded by: National Heritage Lottery Fund, Architectural Heritage Fund, Power to Change, Community Foundation for Surrey, Viridor Credits, #IWillFund, Surrey County Council Member’s Allocation, Tesco, Toyota, Co-op Community Causes, Tru Vue and private donations. Epsom & Ewell Borough Council have facilitated match-funding from Section 106 contributions from the companies who redeveloped the former hospital sites.
Architectural design and conversion of the building is being led by Crane Associates.
Design of the new cafe-bar space by Highly Creative Minds.
Branding and exhibition design by Steve Trimm.
Exhibition build by Limelight Designs.