US architect working on scheme in Sutton


The hub will run across one million sq ft of space

Gensler has been appointed to lead the design of a cancer research campus in south London.

The US architect has been picked by Aviva and mixed-use developer Socius for the work at the London Cancer Hub (LCH) in Sutton.

LCH will comprise one million sq ft of labs, R&D space, healthcare facilities and supporting accommodation.

> Also read: ‘Recession is a change agent’: Why Gensler is launching itself into the UK housing market

New buildings will be built on a site which already includes the Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital.

Others working on the scheme include engineer Arup and planning consultant Savills.