Offsite methods help deliver hospital early

Aecom brings forward new facility launch date

A £350m hospital built using offsite construction methods has opened four months ahead of schedule. The early delivery of Grange University Hospital, Gwent, is helping Aneurin Bevan University Health Board cope with winter pressures and Covid-19.

Aecom was the building services engineer and director Richard Mann said: ‘Our engineers’ involvement from the outset of the project has resulted in modern methods of construction being at the heart of the design approach.’ The project delivery team was a collaboration of Gleeds, Laing O’Rourke and BDP, with engineering services by Aecom and WSP. The NEC supervisor was Arup