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The Pears Building

An Integrated System of Research & Translational Medicine

BMJ has completed the design for Wilmott Dixon for the new Pears Building at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London. The new research building creates laboratory research & write up spaces for the UCL Institute of Immunity & Transplantation, a patient hotel, new offices for the Royal Free Charity as well as a covered car park serving the hospital site.

The new 7 storey building brings together leading scientists, academic clinicians and clinical trials specialist to develop revolutionary treatments and therapies. The close physical location of research and clinical facilities to patients allow faster transition of medical breakthroughs into the real world. 


200,000 sqm


London, UK


Wilmott Dixon

The patient hotel offers those taking part in research, outpatients with high need, patient family members and visiting academics accomodation on the top floors of the building, complete with stunning views across Hampstead Heath.

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