Bradford Modular Wards
The Photographs are by courtesy of the Healthcare Design Partnership
A Fast Track Project where two 28 bed wards were completed six months from inception. The project was delivered on time and on budget. The handover to the Trust was achieved on the 23rd of December as programmed.
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust appointed Derrick Kershaw Partnership to advise them as Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors and CDM Co-ordinators on this exciting construction project.
Fast Track Project for two 28 bed wards open six months from inception.
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
FAST TRACK procurement and construction techniques were adopted to ensure that patients could be treated in newly constructed wards before the end of 2008.
Derrick Kershaw Partnership
- Project Manager
- Cost Consultant
- CDM Co-ordinator
Project Manager, Richard Webster, comments: “The key driver to the delivery of this £10 million project is the use of modular off-site fabricated buildings and simultaneously carrying out enabling works on the site”.
Paul Rogers Managing Director of PKL Healthcare Ltd., the modular contractors, on the Modular Wards Project states: “In our experience of over 90 healthcare projects, this is proving to be one of the most impressively client run that we have seen"
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Start to finish - in just six months (PDF | 245kB)
Ian Hinitt, deputy estates director at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and project director of an ambitious “ultra fast-track” modular ward development at Bradford Royal Infirmary, describes the numerous challenges in getting the building completed in just six months, extolling the virtues of Partnering and Framework Agreements and a systems approach to project managing ultra-fast track hospital accommodation construction developments.