The Swiss Quarter at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight is where Queen Victoria spent summers with her nine children to teach them the values of ‘normal’ life. A £1.65 million refurbishment project began, partially funded by the HLF, to re-present the chalet and museum and to improve visitor facilities. The successful conclusion of this project was marked by an Official Opening Ceremony with the Earl and Countess of Wessex at the end of March. The Chalet re-opened to the public on 1st April and its attractions can be seen in the articles below.

Martin Thomas Associates were appointed to design a completely new electrical installation to feed lighting, small power, emergency lighting, fire alarm and detection systems, intruder alarm, communications systems and CCTV monitoring. We also designed environmental controls, mechanical ventilation, domestic water services and drainage.

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