A live image feed from The Tate Modern Project construction site, updated every 15 mintues. Courtesy Lobster Pictures Ltd 2010, © Tate

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The Tate Modern Project Display

An ongoing display, Level 1 concourse, Tate Modern

A display about the future extension and how it will redefine the museum for the twenty-first century. The project vision»

Timelapse video: work on site in 2014

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Tate Modern Timelapse

Building The Tate Modern Project

In January 2010 Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, broke the ground on the new development.

[Tate Modern] is a cultural landmark and global icon and I’m delighted to support its much-needed expansion.
Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

Boris Johnson and Nicolas Serota holding a spade

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate, starting work on the new building in January 2010
Photo: Marcus Leith and Andrew Dunkley © Tate Photography