Plans to create Victor Hugo museum at Guernsey’s Information Centre

One of Guernsey’s most famous residents could be remembered in a new performance and exhibition centre at the iconic former States Office building on the North Esplanade.

Also home to the island’s Tourist Information Centre, plans have been put forward to create a Victor Hugo museum, in honour of the 19th-century French writer who lived in exile in Guernsey for 15 years after being labelled a traitor by his home country France.

His world-renowned work includes Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The Victor Hugo Centre would include a flexible exhibition space to hold official functions and host