Mildenhall’s Jubilee Centre reopens after £750k makeover

Georgie Houston, nine, from West Row Primary School presented a bouquet to the Countess of Euston. 
Picture Mark Westley ANL-160420-192105009
Georgie Houston, nine, from West Row Primary School presented a bouquet to the Countess of Euston. Picture Mark Westley ANL-160420-192105009
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Mildenhall’s revamped Jubilee Centre has been officially reopened after a £750,000, nine-month makeover.

The centre, built in the late 1970s, now has the latest technology with wi-fi, air conditioning, underfloor heating, solar panels and the latest standards in insulation to reduce running costs.

Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk . centre in red, officially reopened the Jubilee Centre 
Picture Mark Westley ANL-160420-192128009

Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk . centre in red, officially reopened the Jubilee Centre Picture Mark Westley ANL-160420-192128009

It was officially reopened on Wednesday by Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk who unveiled a commemorative plaque.

The Pavilion and neighbouring Jubilee Centre now provide three separate air-conditioned meeting rooms and the Jubilee Hall with stage and associated facilities, including a bar and kitchen.

Dr Richard Greenfield, Mildenhall Parish Council vice-chairman, said the revamp also made better use of the buildings.

The Pavilion building, has been used as a parish council office and small meeting room for some time, but was mostly disused changing rooms.

The plaque unveiled bythe  Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk ANL-160420-191940009

The plaque unveiled bythe Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk ANL-160420-191940009

It now has new offices plus two meeting rooms which can be furnished as conference facilities or lecture rooms.

“The facilities are miles better than we had,” he said.