ISG starts new £50m Royal Marsden cancer centre

Grant Prior 3 years ago
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ISG has started its £50m contract to build The Oak Cancer Centre at The Royal Marsden in London.

The striking new building will be at the gateway to the world-renowned cancer hospital and research centre’s Sutton site.

It will provide new outpatient facilities, medical day-care and collaboration space for clinical researchers to accelerate cancer diagnosis and treatment for patients.

The six-storey, 134,000 sq ft concrete frame building is targeting a BREEAM Excellent environmental performance rating.

Designed to bring patients and researchers closer together to drive innovation in treatments and outcomes, floor layouts and the high specification materials used throughout the building have been carefully selected with the patient experience at the heart of the process.

The project scheduled for completion in summer 2022.

Lee Hutchinson, managing director for ISG’s Science and Health business, said: “Creating leading-edge healthcare facilities that enable clinicians and researchers to improve patient outcomes is a direct way that the construction industry can make a positive societal impact with a multi-generational legacy.

A spacious full height atrium floods the building with natural light

“The unprecedented nature of this current global health crisis has acutely focused attention on a sector that we all rely upon, and one so intrinsically linked to the physical infrastructure that supports patient outcomes and the research and development that is transformative to our lives.

“This is a project of major significance for our business, with every member of the delivery team fully focused on creating a world-leading hub for treatment and research into cures for cancer.”

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