Engineering giant Balfour Beatty, parent of West Midlands construction firm Mansell, has been named preferred bidder for the new ambulatory care and diagnostic centres at Stobhill Hospital and adjacent to the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow, likely to be valued at approximately £160 million.
The contract, won through its construction subsidiary, Balfour Beatty Construction, involves two purposebuilt developments, one in north and one in south Glasgow, to provide out patient day care, minor injury units and day surgical facilities.
The development at Victoria Hospital on the south side of the city will comprise a crescentshaped, three- storey building incorporating three distinct zones, addressing out patients, day treatment and elderly ward areas, imaging, endoscopy and day surgery.
The Stobhill Hospital development on the north side of the city will comprise a T- shaped, four- storey complex with distinct areas for imaging and operating suites, consulting suites and clinics and a central linking arcade.
Construction work is scheduled to commence in the summer of 2006 with completion in 2008.