Kadans Science Partner has won planning approval for a 139,000 sq ft lab and office building in Cambridge.

Plans for the six-storey structure at Merlin Place, a new gateway building for the Cambridge North Cluster, was approved by Cambridge City Council.

It is designed to be single or multi-let and includes a public café. South facing balconies offer views of the city.

Facilities including showers, drying and changing rooms, internal cycle storage and internal cycle maintenance area. It will be served by the A14, Cambridge guided bus way and the newly-completed Cambridge North train station.

The move will bolster Kadans’ plans to increase its presence in Cambridge, one of the largest research & development clusters in Europe.

Edward Joslin, development director of Kadans Science Partner, said: “I am delighted to reach this positive milestone in this development. We are pleased to move forward and bring this new development of best-in-class laboratories to Cambridge.”

Katie Nelson, senior asset manager for Kadans Science Partner, said: “It is so exciting to reach this milestone to move this development forward into this world leading ecosystem.

“I am looking forward to working with businesses on their growth and supporting the local ecosystem, working with tenants who are making a positive impact in the world.”

Visit: https://www.kadans.co.uk/portfolio-items/merlin-place/

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