A Vinci/Sir Robert McAlpine joint venture has won the £32.8 million contract to build phase 3 of a new development at the Royal Oldham Hospital in Manchester.
Integrated Health Projects will construct a four-storey building as well as refurbishing existing wards in the main hospital. The development will include new delivery rooms, obstetric theatres, a paediatric theatre, more maternity beds and a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The development represents the largest capital investment to date by the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, and the fourth project IHP has undertaken for the client under ProCure 21.It is one of seven schemes approved by the Department of Health in the wake of the Comprehensive Spending Review.
Graham Lord, head of estate development for the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, said: “We are delighted to continue our partnership with IHP following the approval of the phase 3 development at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
“IHP has already completed three large schemes for the Trust and has established a good working relationship with the contractor and its team, and looks forward to another successful project.’