London’s Harley Street has held up to its reputation as a medical hub since the 19th century. Most of it is now owned by the The Howard de Walden estate, and it is home to over 1,500 medical specialists: doctors, plastic and cosmetic surgery practitioners with famous household names such as Juvea Aesthetics. as well as numerous private clinics and hospitals including one of the most expensive and famous sports clinics in the UK.
London’s Harley Street
Only at the end of last year, in December 2015, it was revealed that Howard de Walden was planning on investing over £200 millions to boost medical tourism in Harley Street and attract even more clients from all over the globe. New buildings and units will be built and the estate is planning on hosting the UK’s first proton beam cancer unit in 2017.
Proton beam therapy is an emerging technology that can be used for treating some types of cancer and is getting more and more attention. With such investments, Harley Street is looking to be at the forefront of medical technologies in the UK and Europe, for a long time indeed.