C F Møller Architects
The Natural History Museum
Scope of Project:
Extension to existing museum building to create additional collection space.
The Darwin Centre is an extension of the famous Natural History Museum in London. The building cost over £70 million and safeguards the Museum’s 28 million insects & six million plants.
Albion Stone supplied 1,000m² of 40mm thick Jordans Whitbed flooring in bands of 400mm wide cut to random lengths, ranging between 400mm–1,200mm long.
The design, supply and site installation of Jordan's Whitbed Portland limestone flooring was completed in October 2008. The scope of the stone package included the two main atrium floors and both grand staircases.
HRH Prince William of Wales and Sir David Attenborough unveiled the Natural History Museum's new Darwin Centre in a nature inspired opening celebration in September 2009.
Albion Stone, a fourth generation family business pride ourselves on having a helpful and skilled workforce as well as modern and traditional manufacturing process to enable us to produce the highest quality Portland Stone with minimal environmental impact.