The Portal, Dudley Canal


Hotel & Leisure

Contract Value

£2.6 million

Prosurv were appointed as Quantity Surveyor for the Dudley Canal Trust Portal project.

The project comprised of the construction of a purpose-built Learning Facility including interactive Exhibition Space, Restaurant and Gift Shop.

The works were funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund, Biffa Award and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership.

Key Facts:

  • Lottery Heritage and European Union funded ‘Portal’ Building comprising first-class Leisure Facilities and Offices for Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust;
  • The Building opened it’s doors in 2015 and replaced the previous porta cabin accommodation;
  • Constructed within 1m of the Canal which takes passengers into the caverns and tunnels beneath the Black Country to explore the 428 million year old limestone.

Project Lead

Richard Berry

Richard Berry


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