07/09/2013 09:43 am ET

Design Museum Sells Thames-Side Home To Architect Zaha Hadid


A former banana-ripening warehouse on the Thames that has been home to London's Design Museum for 24 years has been sold to Zaha Hadid's architecture practice, it will be announced on Monday.

The sale will provide a boost – estimated to be in the region of £10m – to fundraising for the museum's planned £80m move to the Commonwealth Institute in west London.

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