Hickling Village Hall

“As a community charity, we had little expertise in this kind of project and the way in which your team engaged with us, from start to finish, was admirable. We would have no hesitation in recommending your company for other work should the need arise. Once again, we would thank you for a job well done.”

Nick Baker - Trustee

Hickling Playing Field or Recreation Ground Charity

Project: Eco-friendly village hall for local community

Sector: Community

Project Team: Sweett Group, A Squared Architects Ltd, URS Corporation.

Purpose of the project:

Join existing community facilities into one eco-friendly Village Hall, Hickling, Norfolk.


Hickling Village Hall has been designed to look like a traditional Norfolk barn. The Hall incorporates 21st Century energy saving features such as a 9.72kwp photovoltaic solar panel system (51nr), and state of the art ground source heat pump, which provide low cost heat and electricity.

The eco-friendly building offers a variety of amenities including a large hall with seating for up to 150 people; kitchen; cinema system; snooker room; playing field and FA standard changing rooms. The venue is ideal for wedding receptions, shows, parties and corporate events.

Gallery of the Project:


“We were very impressed with your firm’s performance on the Hickling Village Hall project, which was completed on time and to budget in demanding circumstances.

The management and workmanship was exemplary, and worthy of the Norfolk Association of Architects’ Craftsmanship Award commendation it received.”

Paul Abbott dip arch RIBA - A Squared Architects Ltd