Royal reopening for revamped RVC building

18 May 2019

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The Royal Veterinary College’s Hobday Building on its Camden campus was officially reopened by HRH the Princess Royal last week after several months of renovation work.

The building was constructed in the 1930s on the site of the original veterinary college founded in 1791. Its modernisation represented the most extensive redevelopment of the RVC’s Camden campus in more than 80 years.

The revamped building now offers students new teaching rooms, extra social learning spaces, an extended dining facility, larger common rooms and an improved social setting.

Staff have access to updated research laboratories and new open-plan offices.

With the investments we have made at Camden, we demonstrate the RVC’s commitment to science

RVC principal Stuart Reid said: ‘I am delighted to welcome our chancellor, the Princess Royal, to our refurbished campus. With the investments we have made at Camden, we demonstrate the RVC’s commitment to science in the...