A proposed new centre for eye care, research and education is a large and complex development.

A project of this scale requires years of planning, a major transition for patients and staff and a significant investment of public money.

We have had financial experts working over the past few years to ensure that this proposal is affordable and would not impact on the long-term financial position of Moorfields Eye Hospital.

To build a new centre to deliver world-leading eye care, education and research would cost the NHS around £344m which would come from:

  • the sale of the City Road site
  • donations to Moorfields Eye Charity and UCL
  • central government funding
  • funds from Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.


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