Nora - Refurbishment

HAVING undergone a £23.75m three-year refurbishment plan, the National Army Museum was officially opened by the Queen on 30 March 2017.

Architects BDP was appointed to provide the ‘70s building with an upgrade of some magnitude and designed a fresh, enhanced and striking modern appearance for the 270,000 visitors that pass through the door annually.

Reaching across four floors a dynamic space was created, providing a welcoming environment to all five galleries, the café, education and learning spaces, etc. The flooring was integral to the design and over 6,000sq m of norament 926 satura and noraplan stone were installed throughout the museum.

nora floorcoverings are said to offer high durability, increased slip resistance, economic cleaning, and attractive designs, properties that are reportedly suitable for this type of project.

‘All nora floorcoverings possess outstanding fire protection properties with extremely good spread of flame characteristics, also in the event of a fire they don’t produce dangerous toxin-filled smoke,’ says the company.

‘nora rubber floorcoverings are made using high-quality environmentally compatible materials. This combined with constant innovation and great expertise uncompromising quality assurance ensure nora floorings keeps its position as the world market leader in rubber floorcoverings.'  
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