Galliford Try secures contracts in health sector

WCN Editorial Team 13 Oct 2021 EUROPE BUILDINGS

UK construction company Galliford Try has announced that its business units have further increased its portfolio in the health sector with three new projects.

Galliford Try said that its Building West Midlands and South West business unit has completed the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust contract for refurbishment of Stonebow Unit.

The $14.1m (£10.4m) project included extension as well as refurbishment of the existing building structures to create a single ensuite bedroom facilities to users.

Improvements have been made to the therapy wards, and to the existing courtyards and gardens areas with new landscaping.

The project also has seen the inclusion of latest innovation and therapy perspective, including interlinked wards that are adaptable as per patients’ requirements.

Galliford Try noted that its Building East Midlands unit has also been contracted to build a new endoscopy decontamination unit at Glenfield Hospital on behalf of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The $7.7 (£5.7m) unit will improve the existing services by centralising the decontamination facilities at one location, with larger cleaning capacity and a scope for future expansion.

Additionally, Building East Midlands business unit has bagged a contract from University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Trust to create a new hybrid theatre for Royal Derby hospital’s vascular surgery department.

The $3.9m (£2.9m) theatre is expected to improve care for people with serious conditions. It will be constructed together with new staff, utility and administration facilities.

Galliford Try health director Omar Jomeen said: “We know that the Health estate is a key area of focus for the government’s levelling-up agenda and we are delighted to build on our current portfolio of fantastic projects by providing these much-needed facilities in Hereford, Leicester and Derby.

“We look forward to working with all the stakeholders involved to play our part in making a difference to the quality of care that local people receive.”

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The new theatre is expected to improve care for people with serious conditions. Credit: Arseny Togulev on Unsplash.

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