The Courtrooms to House ‘Rough Trade’
AWW’s Bristol city centre student accommodation, The Courtrooms, will house the first Rough Trade to open in Bristol. This iconic building, which was the former Magistrates Courts, presents the perfect venue to accommodate the iconic music store. Rough trade is a music store, cafe, bar and live performance space. Over the last forty years Rough Trade has built a reputation and collection of stores from London to New York focused on a shared creativity and love of music.
AWW’s regeneration of the former Magistrates Courts, once considered the city centre’s biggest eyesore, has been transformed into 348 new student bedrooms alongside ground floor mixed use units. This dynamic addition to the city has also cultivated the regeneration of the surrounding area.
Rough Trade attracts major artists from around the world to perform in their stores, this will be only the fourth store to open and will embrace Bristol’s love affair with the music scene and undoubtedly act as an added attraction for students to The Courtrooms.