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The Forum

The Forum, a development led by Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH), will house a private hospital, education centre and a Crowne Plaza hotel with a variety of restaurant, banqueting and conferencing facilities.  The 36,788 m2 ( 395,980 sq ft) Forum is being developed in collaboration with John Laing Investments with the funding for the £120 million infrastructure project arranged entirely by John Laing with no public capital spent on the project. The key elements of the Forum are:

Hotel and conference centre (14,724 m2) – a   full   service   high   quality   hotel with 200   beds   and   12  suites;  a  flexible  events  space capable  of  hosting  conferences  comprising   three   lecture   theatres   able   to   seat   approximately   600,   250   and   180   delegates  and with the flexibility for all three theatres to be combined into one large open space for 800 delegates.

Education  centre (4,300 m2):  to house: a) clinical  skills  laboratories; b)  simulation  facilities including  cadaveric  and  robotic  facilities; (c) seminar  rooms; and d) a  suite  of   video  conferencing  rooms.

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