Futures Forum: Plans for Port Royal: the art of restoring Drill Halls
Here are a few case studies about Drill Halls from the Home Front Legacy on-line resource - very appropriate for the centenary of the Armistice:
This fine example from Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire was demolished in 2014:
And the Geograph site has a lot of interesting information:
Historic England has a very informative booklet on them:
There are lots of references to Michael Osborne’s ‘Always Ready’, which is a 2006 survey of all the Drill Halls in the UK:
Always Ready: The Drill Halls of Britain's Volunteer Forces: Amazon.co.uk: Mike Osborne: 9781858185095: Books
Lincoln Drill Hall is very successful:
Chepstow is a bit smaller than the Sidmouth hall, but it is championed the local Councillors:
Then there are several in Newcastle-upon-Tyne:
With many more around the country...
And finally: thanks to Mary Walden-Till for providing this information:.