Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Laing consortium out of £150m Papworth hospital bid

The consortium of Laing O’Rourke, John Laing and Interserve has fallen away from the £150 million New Papworth Hospital private finance initiative.

Two are now left in the running, including the Bouygues consortium of Bouygues UK Ltd and Ecovert FM Ltd, and the Skanska bid, comprising Skanska Infrastructure Investment UK Ltd, Skanska Construction UK Ltd, Skanska Facilities Services and OCS.

The hospital said the decision came after the three consortia shortlisted in November 2010 presented their bids to design, build, finance and maintain the scheme, to be built on the biomedical campus in Cambridge.

The project team at Papworth Hospital will work with the two consortia to further develop their bids, before a preferred bidder is selected and a contract signed in 2012. The construction phase is expected to be complete by late 2015.

Stephen Bridge, chief executive at Papworth Hospital, said: “This is a key milestone in the project to relocate Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust onto the biomedical campus in Cambridge.

“We are looking forward to working with the two consortia to develop a new Papworth Hospital which provides the highest quality environment in which to provide the best care for our patients.”

The new hospital will be based on an eight acre site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and will include approximately 300 beds and a full range of clinical facilities.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.