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CMR Surgical, Cambridge

23 Jul 2023 at 7:32 AM

Construction has completed on a new 75,000 sq ft factory for global robotics company CMR Surgical (CMR). The Cambridge company develop and manufacture a Versius® Surgical Robotic System that is helping to revolutionise surgery around the world.  

Our client, design and build specialist Clegg Food Projects were appointed as principal contractor by Grovemere Property Limited. The CMR Surgical factory in Ely, Cambridgeshire will enable upscaled manufacturing processes to meet the increasing global demand for Versius, which is currently used in hospitals across UK, Europe, India, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, and the Middle East.  

Build Energy were appointed to deliver BREEAM assessment and consultancy, ensuring the scheme met it’s Very Good target sustainability rating, as well as delivering on completion thermographic surveys and air permeability testing. The project which incorporates sustainable features such as rainwater harvesting and PV arrays will create more than 200 jobs in the coming years near the company’s Cambridge base.  

Oliver Jenkins, business development manager at Clegg, said:

“We’re delighted to be working on this exciting new facility for CMR, supporting the firm as it accelerates its commercial scale-up. Robotic surgery is the future of healthcare, and this new high-tech facility will enable CMR to meet global demands.  

We’ve recently completed several facilities that combine cutting-edge technology with a forward-thinking facility, particularly within the aerospace and defence sector, so we’re looking forward to implementing our experience and expertise. CMR are passionate about delivering a building that fulfils commitments to delivering sustainability and environmental performance, enhance well-being of staff and help protect natural resources. Innovation is at the heart of this project, and we’re delighted to be on board.” 

Congratulations on a successful project to all involved.

  • BREEAM Assessment & Consultancy
  • Thermographic Survey
  • Airtightness Testing
CMR Surgical, Cambridge
CMR Surgical, Cambridge
CMR Surgical, Cambridge

"HPW Architecture Ltd engaged Build Energy to ensure we delivered a commercially viable solution. From the very first introductory meeting they provided a first class service by helping to demystify the whole process and demonstrated excellent knowledge. We have found their experience and advice invaluable and would have no hesitation recommending their services"

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- HPW Architecture

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