Procured through the P21+ framework, Kier were appointed by the Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT ) to redevelop the Wexham Park and Heatherwood Hospitals estate. Our second project was to redevelop the emergency care services at Wexham Park Hospital, following the successful completion of the Wexham Park Hospital Women's Services refurbishment and extension.
The original proposal comprised a refurbishment and expansion of the existing emergency department (ED). However, through working in partnership with the Trust it was determined that it would not address the current pressures of the ED or the predicted future attendance levels.
A new scheme was designed, based on the implementation of a new model of care and bringing together emergency & ambulatory care and assessment units together under one roof, essentially creating a ‘one-stop’ emergency and assessment facility.
Kier worked closely with FHFT throughout the P21+ design and delivery process, ensuring that all critical milestones were met. The new centre was located at the front of site, adjacent to the main entrance and a busy public car park, which required a well managed logistical management plan throughout the construction phase whilst the hospital remained fully operational.
Opened in March 2019, the new Wexham Park Emergency Assessment Centre (EAC) is split over four floors, the 9,300m² facility was split as below:
Ground floor – The new emergency department (ED), which is one-third larger than the old ED including 30 single 'majors' rooms, eight resus rooms and 10 assessment rooms, as well as separate children's and minor’s areas.
First and second floor - A total of 84 short-stay beds for treating and assessing patients with 34 ’24 hour’ beds and 20-cubicle ambulatory emergency care unit on level 1 and 36 ’72 hour beds’ and 16 surgical short stay beds on Level 2.
Third floor - comprises space for staff areas and equipment rooms.
Offsite and modern methods of construction were critical to the project, reducing both time and labour. Modular corridors and plant equipment were utilised, saving an estimated eight weeks from the project scope.
Wexham Park Emergency and Assessment Centre was handed over to a delighted customer in February 2019, ahead of a Royal opening in the summer. The project was completed ahead of schedule, using modern time-saving techniques. The programme been shortlisted for a national Gold Award by the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
This project has been one of the first in the UK to model the United States’ design for emergency departments, bringing together the emergency department, ambulatory care and assessment units under one roof. This will improve delivery times through bringing care to the patient rather than moving around specialist units.
Kier continues to work in collaboration with Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, delivering the £98m transformation at Heatherwood Hospital in Ascot.
" I am absolutely delighted with the finish and it looks a really magnificent building. Your team and Kier should be very proud. I cannot wait until our first patients get to experience care in the building - it is such an improvement upon the existing building. "Director of HR & Corporate Services Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
The Fulmar is part of the Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Scheme, consisting of three residential blocks, comprising 139 flats, surrounding a central landscaped podium courtyard. The blocks range in height from four to 10 storeys, housing 60 apartments for outright sale, 19 for intermediate (shared ownership) and 60 for rent properties.
Our client, Royal London’s ambition for this scheme, was to deliver a high end mixed use building (office, retail and private rented residential) capable of attracting a range of retail and commercial occupiers as well as residential tenants
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Constructing two railway tunnels that run for 6.4km between the Royal Oak portal and the new Farringdon Crossrail station in Central London. Huge scale building of station tunnel caverns at Bond Street, Tottenham Court Road and Farringdon for the new Elizabeth line.
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Kier Design and Business Services working in partnership with the London Borough of Hackney to deliver mixed-use developments and education schemes to create revenue for further local investment.
A short-term central London consultancy project turned into a ground-breaking multi-utility project, moving eight utilities to prepare for a new 800-apartment development, setting the standard in how these projects should be delivered in the capital.
The redevelopment of the Grade II listed block on London's Regent Street. Due for completion in Spring 2020, Morley House will house 44 luxury apartments. On the ground and basement levels will be 11,000 sq. ft of retail space.
Fit-out of a new, purpose-built development in Barnsley for use by NHS Blood and Transplant as a specialist research, storage, and logistics facility for the wider NHS, replacing facilities in Sheffield and Leeds to ensure efficiencies and improve services.
Developing a new build Integrated Urgent Care Centre over two storeys at Rotherham Hospital, with refurbished and extended level B areas for new Fractures, Majors, Resuscitation and RAT departments.
Redevelopment of 25 & 37 Greenwood Place to provide a new 3,600m2 resource and community services centre run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. As part of Camden Council’s Community Investment Programme (CIP) it forms a hub for all services that was previously spread across the borough.
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