Houlton’s successful relationship with the University of Hull continued with the construction of the £4.1m Allam Building on the Cottingham Road campus.
The new building was made possible through a £1.5m donation from leading Hull businessman Dr Assem Allam and houses two research centres, one focusing on cardiovascular and metabolic research and the other on cancer. The new Allam Building brings academics from the Chemistry and Biology departments together with colleagues from the Postgraduate Medical Institute and the Hull York Medical School, significantly strengthening the University’s Interdisciplinary Clinical Biosciences Institute.
University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Calie Pistorius, said:
“ This is a very exciting development as health-related research is such an important area for the University. This building, and the associated developments both on campus and at the local hospitals, will create a unique research infrastructure, strengthening Hull’s position as a world-leading institution in biomedical research.”
Paul Dickerson, Managing Director, said:
“ Houlton has worked with the University for many years and we are delighted to be in a position to contribute to its continued development as a well-respected, world class