Newcastle Hospitals


Project Value - £305m

Project Sector - Health


About The Project

The project was initiated to remodel and update the existing Royal Victoria Infirmary and enhance the Freeman Hospital, both of which constitute the ‘Newcastle Hospitals’ under the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Largest PFI healthcare project in North East

Capex – £304million

Commercial Close – 27th April 2005

Financial Close 4th May 2005

9 Stepped Phases over a 8 year construction programme

RVI – 65,000m2

Freeman – 43,685m2

Clinical office blocks – 8,906m2

Royal Victoria Infirmary:

17 theatres

369 beds

Regional trauma centre

Rooftop helipad

Freeman NCCC Cancer Care:

104 beds

9 Linac treatment areas


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