Dumfries and Galloway New Hospital

Garroch Roundabout, Dumfries

Project Value - £212m

Project Sector - Health

UK

About The Project

Project Company – High Wood Health (Project Co) Ltd (100% Pensions Infrastructure Platform)

Concession Length – 27 years (2 years construction, 25 years operations)

MSA Commencement Date – March 2015 (the MSA has just been renewed and now incorporates Finance and Company secretarial activities)

MSA Expiry Date – October 2023

General Facts

The Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary is a new hospital project which incorporated the design, build, finance and maintenance of a state-of-the-art facility which re-provides services from the previously existing Royal Infirmary for NHS Dumfries & Galloway in a single building on a site on the outskirts of Dumfries adjacent to the A75. The building was completed in September 2017 and opened to the public on the 8th December the same year. The hospital has 344 single rooms (100%), an emergency care centre and a new combined theatres complex along with a Women’s and Children’s Block. It is built on the outskirts of town and incorporates the surrounding countryside into the design.

Staffing

Since the start of the Construction of the project there have been three members of staff employed on the Project Company through an MSA which is managed by HCP Social Infrastructure Ltd. This has recently been renegotiated and going forward there will be a General Manager, Project Monitoring Officer and Finance Support

Operations

Serco FM provide the Hard FM services for the new hospital and carry out the following services:

  • Contract management;
  • Performance management and monitoring via a helpdesk facility;
  • Programmed maintenance and unprogrammed maintenance work associated with the mechanical, electrical and building fabric;
  • Procurement and management of utilities;
  • Lifecycle replacement of the mechanical, electrical and building fabric components (including the floor coverings and wall finishes to specialist areas);
  • Hard landscaping maintenance;
  • External façade cleaning;
  • Periodic cleaning of vents, extractors and luminaires; and
  • Window cleaning.

 Time lapse video of the Dumfries New Hospital site

 

 

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