ABOUT THE PROJECT

Client: Jerram Falkus
Project: Natural History Museum
Architect/Designer: Dannatt Johnson 
Project type: Heritage restoration project – supply and install 
Joinery requirements: Renovation of the two story members lounge, including, bench seating, reception desk, integrated book shelf, radiator covers, doors, skirting, vanity unit, waiter station, and coffee points.
Address: Natural History Museum, SW7 5BD

Natural-History-Museum-blue-whale

Restoration joinery at the museum

Working on a heritage restoration project with the Natural History Museum (NHM) is one of our most prestigious projects to date. After an intensive tender process we won the contract to renovate their private members lounge – the Anning Room, which have been designed to meet the needs of the museums ever growing number of members.

NHM-members-lounge-fit-out
Heritage-door-renovation

Clients requirements

This project came in two phases, with the first phase comprising of the restoration of the existing original door arches and additional miscellaneous bespoke joinery items.

The second phase involved the renovation of the two story members lounge, including, bench seating, reception desk, integrated book shelf, radiator covers, eight internal doors, baby changing tray, skirting, two vanity units, two waiter station, kitchen hot/cold pass counter, fire place paneling, framed mirror, and two coffee points.

Collaboration

In total the project spanned 18 months, and involved heavy collaboration with a multitude of subcontractors, which occasionally presented challenges, which we were quickly able to overcome. You can find out more about the process in our recent article – a joiners guide to restoration at the Natural History Museum.

The team worked tirelessly to meet deadlines and present bespoke joinery solutions, to satisfy the needs of the client. The client was pleased with the results and we since priced additional work. We look forward to maintaining a relation with the museum. 

Joinery-chair-design

Take a look for yourself

Joinery gallery

bespoke-bookcase

Integrated bookcase 

bespoke-radiator-covers

Bespoke radiator covers

custom-bench-seating

Bench seating

bespoke stone reception desk

Stone Reception desk

custom-reception-desk-pedestal

Reception desk pedestal

Kitchen-hot-and-cold-press-counter

Kitchen hot/cold pass counter 

Joinery-door

Joinery door

Hard-wood-timber-door

 Hard Wood Door

bespoke-timber-door

Timber lavatory door

Custom-made-coffee-station

Custom made coffee station

Handmade-coffee-station

Coffee station

custom-waiter-station

Waiter station

bespoke-vanity-unit-with-stone-basin

Vanity unit

custom-made-vanity-unit-with-stone-basin

Vanity unit

bespoke timber frames mirror

Timber framed mirror

We hope you enjoyed reading about this  heritage restoration project and if you too are in need of any commercial bespoke joinery or restoration joinery, get in touch today. 

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.