The Victor Hugo Centre has assembled a team of award winning designers, architects and engineers to create a world-class international centre that will provide cultural, educational, community, tourism and economic benefits for Guernsey and forge a lasting legacy for Victor Hugo globally.
London and Paris-based museum and exhibition designers Casson Mann have won awards for their work on the Bordeaux Cite du Vin (France), the Ben Franklin Museum (USA), the Winston Churchill Museum (UK), the Lascaux International Centre for Parietal (Cave) Art (France) and they are currently designing the exhibitions for the new National Maritime Museum in Paris.
The teams of DLM Architects and Dorey Lyle & Ashman Engineers recently completed the successful transformation of the La Vallette Bathing Pools, garnering local acclaim.
As a privately funded project sponsors are key to our success and therefore, we are extremely thankful to our seed funders and supporters-in-kind who have enabled initial work to be carried out, particularly in respect of building and content design, creation of a website and communications. We would therefore like to thank the following:
The States of Guernsey have provided the Victor Hugo Centre an exclusivity option for the use of the historic, prestigious States Offices building whilst details of a long lease are agreed. This represents substantial support for the project and indicates the value that the island’s government places on this investment in the future of the island.
Supporting the board is an invited group of people with a variety of skills and experiences who have agreed to proactively assist on the project and act as our ambassadors. They include the following: