Walsall Manor Hospital - Obstetric Theatre Project

The construction and commissioning of a new build a new single storey  theatre suite unit and the refurbishment of the neo natal department, situated within the existing maternity facility.


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Location Walsall Manor Hospital, Moat Road, Walsall

Client Skanska UK / Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Project The works comprised the construction and commissioning of a new single storey maternity theatre suite and neo natal departmental refurbishment situated within the existing maternity facility of Walsall Manor Hospital. The new theatre suite is integrated to the existing Maternity delivery suite on the ground floor level. In addition, the existing estate office, doctor’s rest room and prayer facilities were refurbished to expand the neo natal department.

The construction of the new theatre building, installation of extensive services and specialist equipment, including bespoke specialist theatre equipment, together with the construction of a new plant rooms immediately below above to support the new development in multiple phases, all carried out in a live healthcare environment.

The works were successfully carried out within and alongside “live and occupied” buildings and departments in the heart of the hospital complex, all requiring detailed coordination, supply chain integration and daily management liaison for the works to be completed with a minimum of disruption to the operation of the Hospital

Project Value £2.7M

Project Duration 65 Weeks

Form of Contract JCT without Quantities

Design Team

Horsley Huber Architects
Holbrow Brookes / Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)

Capita Property and Infrastructure
Skanska Walsall Hospital Estates & Facilities

Procurement Competitive single stage tender