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To create a focal point for talented scientists and clinicians by establishing world-class facilities to attract top researchers and through educating the life-science workforce of the future.

2

To expand the world-leading cancer research, treatment and care carried out by the ICR and The Royal Marsden – translating ground breaking discoveries from the laboratory through to patients in the clinic.

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To develop an environment that encourages collaboration between disciplines and institutions – for instance by bringing people from different scientific fields together in the same physical space.

4

To bridge the public and private sectors by ensuring academic researchers share space with global and local private enterprises within integrated facilities.

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To create an outstanding environment for staff and patients by developing a green spine through the site and organising space in a recognisable, easily navigable urban grid.

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To deliver a vibrant public space and community, including educational facilities, high-quality amenities and excellent public transport, for the benefit of people who work on or visit the site, and the local area.

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To deliver this transformation while maintaining continuity of research and patient care by identifying development plots that can be built on over time with minimal disruption to users.

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To create opportunities for people living in Sutton by developing unused brownfield land to boost the local economy, improve local transport links and create thousands of jobs with a career ladder that starts from the secondary school planned for the site.