€50m proton beam cancer treatment centre in doubt

Venture bogged down in planning process as founder Woodford has difficulties with his hedge fund firm

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
16th June, 2019
Neil Woodford: pumped £25m into Proton Partners

The future of a €50 million cutting-edge proton beam cancer treatment centre backed by under-fire hedge fund boss Neil Woodford has been thrown into doubt, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

Woodford is partnering with Jersey-based Irish developer David Kennedy to build the cancer centre on the site of the former Magee barracks in the middle of Kildare town, along with a Lidl supermarket and 300 houses.

The centre, which would be the first of its...

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