HDR provides engineering expertise on Kadans Life Sciences Project in Kings Cross

Leading multidisciplinary engineering consultancy HDR Inc has been appointed to provide Civil and Structural Engineering and Geo-Environmental services on the Kadans Life Sciences Project for 5-10 Brandon, Kings Cross.

Kadans Science Partner has added 5-10 Brandon Road, King’s Cross, London, UK, to its Pan-European portfolio. The asset was acquired from City & Provincial Properties in a joint venture with Argo Real Estate and Investec Bank. This acquisition establishes Kadans in The Knowledge Quarter London, a global centre of excellence for science & technology innovation.

The Knowledge Quarter is consortium of over 75 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations large and small from The Francis Crick Institute and University College London (UCL) to the Wellcome Trust, Google and Eagle Genomics. 5-10 Brandon Road spans c.30,000 sq ft of industrial units with planning consent for a new mixed use 114,000 sq ft commercial centre. As part of the redevelopment Kadans will be bringing forward high quality GMP manufacturing, laboratory and office space.

Richard Papworth, Director at HDR and responsible for the project said:

‘We are extremely pleased to have secured this fantastic opportunity with Kadans, to assist with their ongoing portfolio in the UK and overseas, HDR is well established in the Life Science sector and continues to expand it expertise and involvement.”