The Silk Mill, Derbyshire

The Museum of Making

The Silk Mill, the first fully mechanised factory in the World, is relaunching as the Museum of Making, which attracting national press attention: www.theguardian.com/building-a-legacy-worlds-first-factory-rises-again-as-a-museum-of-making

GCA have let the structural and civil engineering for this complex and challenging project, finding innovative ways to reduce the build cost whilst maintaining the clear aesthetic.

GCA have formed an Alliance to deliver the project, working closely with Speller Metcalfe, Derby Museums Trust, Core, Bauman Lyons, Preston Barber, DBS and IPI Initiatives.

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