£85M Welsh hospital redevelopment goes to Interserve

An artist's impression of the redeveloped hospital. Photo courtesy of Cwm Taf University Health Board.
An artist's impression of the redeveloped hospital. Photo courtesy of Cwm Taf University Health Board.

Interserve has won an £85M contract to upgrade and refurbish the Prince Charles District General Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales on behalf of Cwm Taf University Health Board.

 

Design and survey work has already started with enabling works expected to finish in June 2015 when the main building works will get under way. The project is expected to take seven years to complete with the hospital remaining fully operational throughout the several stages of redevelopment. New jobs will be created for construction and design professionals as part of the project.

 

Interserve will carry out ground and first floor refurbishment as well as infrastructure and car park upgrades. The work will also involve stripping the hospital back to its original steel frame to remove asbestos from the building and ensuring up to date fire prevention design.

 

Facilities will be replaced in operating theatres, radiology, pathology, critical care, pharmacy and outpatient areas, while a helipad will also be relocated. In addition Interserve Engineering Services will replace all existing mechanical and electrical services.  

 

Interserve Construction Divisional Director Andrew Edmonds said: “We are looking forward to working closely and collaboratively with the Health Board and its advisors, together with our local design partners and supply chain to ensure that patients in Merthyr Tydfil and neighbouring areas will benefit from the highest quality healthcare in modern, fit for purpose facilities.”

 

The contract award follows approval of the Outline Business Case for the final phase of the hospital’s redevelopment by the Welsh Government in October 2013. Earlier redevelopment phases saw the complete refurbishment and modernisation of all the wards and the creation of the new emergency care centre and day surgery unit. The total investment by the Health Board in the project is £119M.

Please rate

Comments 

Name
Email
  Ctrl + Enter

Most Read

Thames Water announces partners for its AMP7 programme

Thames Water announces partners for its AMP7 programme

The clean and wastewater projects will include schemes to provide additional resilience to potable water supplies and protecting and enhancing the environment within communities across London and the Thames Valley. The frameworks are extendable into AMP8 and could see Thames award up to £4

Suttons Tankers wins Yorkshire Water £60m AMP7/8 contract

Suttons Tankers wins Yorkshire Water £60m AMP7/8 contract

The bioresources sludge removal and transport services deal will cover the transportation for all internal liquid sludge and raw sludge cake from sewage works to sludge treatment centres. Over the course of the contract a 15% carbon savings has been forecast, which forms part of Yorkshire

Govt & Ofwat call on water companies to accelerate AMP7/8 plans

Govt & Ofwat call on water companies to accelerate AMP7/8 plans

In an joint letter to UK water companies, the Government, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, Ofwat and CCW have called on them to accelerate their existing AMP7 plans – and consider bringing future investment from 2025 and beyond forward.The letter says they can play

This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of these cookies. See our Cookie Policy.