Gleeds Appointed as the New Project and Cost Manager

Gleeds Appointed as the New Project and Cost Manager

Gleeds, the property and construction consultancy has been appointed as the new project and cost manager on the Specialist and Critical Care Centre in Llanfrechfa, Wales. The consultancy company will be working alongside Laing O’Rourke in order to complete the £350 million new facility. The Care Centre is being delivered for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

At the end of last year, the Full Business Case for the Specialist and Critical Care Centre was approved by the Welsh Government. The new hospital will hold 470 beds over 55,000 sq. m. and will work to provide complex specialist and critical care treatment for over 600,000 people in South East Wales. This facility will include an acute assessment unit and emergency department that will function 24 hours a day.

The team comprising of Gleeds and Laing O’Rourke will use the most up to date Building Information Modelling Technology, the BIM level 2, in order to bring the scheme to fruition. The project is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2021.

Gleeds has worked with the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board since 2007 in order to see that the Welsh Government approved the business care process for the facility. The company will be able to boost the project to deliver the specialist facility for the area. Laing O’Rourke will provide their expertise with innovative engineering as well as Design for Manufacture and Assembly approach in order to deliver the state-of-the-art facility to the people in Gwent.

This Specialist and Critical are Centre is an important element of the Clinical Futures Programme. The programme is being developed by Aneurin Bevan University Health board in order to develop an integrated health care provision. This integration will include community care all the way to specialist and acute services. Work on the site are expected to begin in August 2017.

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