Sir Alexander Fleming Research Building

Imperial College of Science, Tech & Medicine



Diverse research groups from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Biology Department, the consolidation of St. Mary's Hospital and Medical School, and Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School Research groups are brought together in a collaborative environment. The building includes open laboratories for Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology and cellular laboratories for Physiology, BSL3 and ABSL3 laboratories. Support facilities including Tissue Culture Rooms, Controlled Environment Rooms, Plant Growth Rooms, Radioisotope, Equipment And Instrumentation Rooms, and Glasswash/ Autoclave facilities support the laboratories.


London, United Kingdom

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 1998

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 277,579
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 169,542
  • Lab & Lab Support: 112,180

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $73,256,000

Important Details

  • High Honors Award, Laboratory of the Year Competition
  • RIBA Award Winner


  • Foster and Partners & Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine