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Illustrative plan of Phase 2 expansion land with indicative building layout.

Phase 2 plans

Ideas, new treatments and devices are being developed at Cambridge Biomedical Campus to meet the demands of the world’s healthcare challenges.

We succeed because of the strength of our ecosystem which allows ideas to develop and flourish. We have the physical space to accommodate new and expanding companies and the international connections to be the global hub for content and research.  Having nurtured companies, developed a highly skilled workforce and encouraged outside investment in Cambridge, the Campus is ready  to create and welcome the next generation of companies. A multi occupancy building of 160,000 sq ft can be accommodated, or alternatively a single occupancy building up to 400,000 sq ft. To discuss the development opportunities in Phase 2 of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, please contact one of our agents at the bottom of the page.

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In 2009, planning permission covering 70 acres became the catalyst for the first phase expansion of the campus, raising its status into a truly internationally competing academic health science centre.

The ensuing six years has seen new committed development hit 1,800,000 sq ft gross (167,224 sq m).

With the Phase 1 expansion land now fully committed, the Development of the Phase 2 expansion land is now underway. With a landscape-led approach, this next stage will thread a series of new high specification office and laboratory buildings between a string of green, shared spaces to promote formal and informal meetings.

The total Phase 2 floor area available for development is 807,000 sq ft (75,000 sq m) gross, comprising 636,000 sq ft (59,000 sq m) of commercial floor space, including Abcam, and 171,000 sf ft gross (15,900 sq m) of clinical floor space.

Anchoring the Phase 2 expansion land is the Abcam headquarters, a new 100,000 sq ft net (9290 sq m) Grade A office and laboratory building, built to suit their business needs.

The developers of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 expansion of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus are Liberty Property Trust and Countryside Properties.

Countryside Properties PLC

Countryside is a leading UK developer specialising in place making and urban regeneration with experience in delivering commercial development across the full range of market sectors which complement its highly successful residential and mixeduse schemes. Countryside’s main emphasis is on developing commercial space allied to its new communities or regeneration opportunities, such as the adjoining Great Kneighton development. Founded in 1958, Countryside is listed on the London Stock Exchange and operates across London, the South East and the North West of England. For the year ended 30 September 2017, Countryside had revenues of £1.029 billion.

Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior logistics, warehouse, manufacturing, R&D and office facilities in key markets. Liberty’s 103.5 million square foot operating portfolio provides productive work environments for 1,200 tenants.

For more information on property, viewings and development opportunities please contact:

For more information about the science and collaboration please contact:


33 Margaret Street

Jeremy Bates

T 02074 098 813

Robert Pearson

T 020 7299 3093


Bidwell House,
Trumpington Road

Dick Wise

T 01223 559 553

Max Bryan

T 01223 559 485

For more information about the sciences and collaboration please contact:

Cambridge University Health Partners

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Nykki Rogers
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