Welshpool Hospital Renal Unit

New construction of a 12 bed BREEAM Very Good, LABC Building Excellence Award winning renal unit at the Victoria Memorial Hospital, Welshpool.

Contract:   NEC 3 Option A
Value:          £1,650,000
Duration:   43 Weeks


EFFICIENT - The aspiration for low running costs was a key driver for the NHS stakeholders. Designed and delivered to BREEAM "Very Good", the Mechanical and Electrical systems were installed to a higher specification to acheive an "Excellent" rating. By ensuring supply chain partners integrated with the deisgn professionals throughout, the Mechanical and Electrical systems were designed and installed to complement one another, managed by a sophisticated electronic Building Management System (BMS).

LIVE ENVIRONMENT - Delivering construction projects amidst a busy live hospital environment presents many challenges regarding logistics, planning, public safety and patient / staff safeguarding. By adequately resourcing projects with professional site management teams, Read ensure that the planning process involves all stakholders and is effectively communicated which resulted in ZERO complaints of disruption to staff, visitors or patients.  .


New Healthcare Project Starts

November 21st 20111/1

Works commence on the new renal unit at Welshpool Hospital.  Richard Heaton, Read's MD and Andrew Cottom, Chief Executive Powys Teaching Health Board, view the works. This significant £1.7m project presents many logistical and constructional challenges, however...

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