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Site expansion project

Section of proposed east elevation on Tennis Court Road

This project aspired to bring all of our activities under one roof and also to give us flexibility and a degree of control that would allow us to grow our activities.

The proposed East elevation

How was this project paid for?

We are extremely grateful to The Monument Trust, for their exceptionally generous gift of £13 million to support this project. The donation follows a founding gift of £5 million in 1991 by the Trusts’ founder, the late Simon Sainsbury. That donation helped to establish Cambridge Judge Business School (originally the Judge Institute of Management Studies). The new building is named The Simon Sainsbury Centre in his honour.

The Monument Trust have continued their commitment to the School beyond Simon’s lifetime with this remarkable donation. The Fitzwilliam Museum is also one of the major beneficiaries of the Trust. The remainder of the costs have been met through a combination of a loan from the University and philanthropic support.

Latest news and media coverage

Arch Daily: 24 projects shortlisted in 2019 RIBA East Awards

The Simon Sainsbury Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School designed by architects Stanton Williams is shortlisted for the RIBA annual Regional Awards.…

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Cambridge MBA alumnus contributes to the Simon Sainsbury Centre

Alumnus of the first Cambridge Judge Business School MBA class, Fadi Boustany, contributes to the new Simon Sainsbury Centre building at the…

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The Architects’ Journal: ‘A layering of history’: Stanton Williams’ Cambridge Judge Business School extension

A feature about the new Cambridge Judge Business School extension, the Simon Sainsbury Centre, now open to students and Executive Education delegates.…

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Cambridge News: Inside Cambridge Judge Business School’s new building

Students and Executive Education delegates began arriving this month to the new Simon Sainsbury Centre building at Cambridge Judge Business School, a…

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The key milestones

Autumn 2014
Submission of the planning application.

Spring 2015
Planning permission granted.

Summer 2015
Demolition of hostels.

End-2017
Completion date of the phase 1 development.

Early 2018
Building unofficially opens for use.

Spring 2018
The Simon Sainsbury Centre officially opens.

Explore the unique interior of Cambridge Judge Business School with our interactive 360° degree panoramas.

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The building housing the School is a refurbishment and extension of the old Addenbrooke’s Hospital, first established on this site in 1766.

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