Description of The Zayed Centre
The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children building on Guildford Street, London WC1.
The building comprises:
- 4,200m3 concrete to build the frame, weighing 10,500 tonnes
- 520 tonnes of steel used in the building structure
- 5,000 metres of drywall partitions
- 13,000sqm of floor space
- 2,500sqm of glass within the external walls
- A BREEAM rating of excellent
The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children was made possible thanks to a generous £60 million gift from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, the wife of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, as well as Chairwoman of the UAE General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the UAE Family Development Foundation and President of the UAE Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood. The centre is a partnership between Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), University College London (UCL) and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
2017 December - Topping out ceremony.
2015 - Skanska starts construction on site.