Forming part of the museums major overhaul programme, development works will provide a large column-free underground exhibition gallery.
An open courtyard and improved entrance into the Museum will also be created at street level set within the historic facades of the V&As Grade I listed building.
Main contractor: Wates Construction
Construction workers will verify their credentials and activity through Simeios biometric access points onsite.
The biometric access control system will
The fingerprint technology will also measure the amount of carbon used by workers and suppliers a government requirement for projects of this size.
Simeio will provide the data recorded to subcontractor MadiganGill, a construction solutions company specialising in labour and management provision and construction logistics.
Ollie McGovern, Managing Director of Simeio: Its amazing to be working on a project with such historic significance and gravitas. We look forward to contributing to the efficient day to day management of the site and the sustainability of the project.
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