As part of the High Wood Health consortium and Laing O’Rourke’s design team, NBBJ in collaboration with Ryder Architecture has been appointed as preferred bidder to build Dumfries and Galloway new district general hospital. Construction on the new facility will start in spring 2015.
Jeff Ace, chief executive for NHS Dumfries and Galloway said, “This is the major milestone that we have been working towards for months now, along with two bidders who have produced the final designs for the kind of facility that we need so that our staff can deliver the best care possible for our patients.”
Dennis O’Keeffe, project director said, “Following an intense period of competitive dialogue and evaluation, we are pleased to announce High Wood Health as our preferred bidder. Their proposed solution is one that brings to bear a consortium of designers and contractors with considerable expertise and resources to fulfill our expectations.”