Horatio’s Garden, RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital

Working with the Horatio Garden national charity, this scheme involved the repurposing of a disused are of the hospital campus to form a new garden space at the Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries at the Robert Jones and Agnus Hunt hospital, Owestry.

Contract:   JCT IFC with Contractor Design 2016
Value:          £683,500
Duration:   26 weeks


The fourth of its kind to open in the UK, Horatio's Garden Oswestry was delivered in collaboration with the Horatio's Garden charity, the NHS and Butler Landscapes.

A spacious garden room compliemnts the landscaped grounds, fitted with its own kitchen, cinema screen and heating to facilitate all year round enjoyment of the gardens.

CONSISTENT QUALITY - Finish quality was maintained by effective use of the 'next customer' principle, ensuring work operations were 100% complete before moving to the next area to allow efficient start of the following trade. This technique is used across all Read projects to deliver a high quality product.