Wellcome addition: The Wellcome Trust has been granted planning permission for a 27,000 m2 extension to its genome campus in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire. Work is due to start on the project, which was designed by US firm NBBJ, this month. The 12,000 m2 first phase will be completed in 2005. When finished, the extensions will have 10,000 m2 of academic buildings, 3000 m2 of ancillary buildings and 5000 m2 of commercial buildings. The project team includes QS Turner & Townsend, construction manager Mace and structural and services engineer FaberMaunsell.