Skanska signs off £60m Great Ormond Street deal

Aaron Morby 1 year ago
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Skanska has finally signed off a £60m contract with Great Ormond Street Hospital to build the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Diseases in Children in London.

The firm secured the job to build the third phase of the children’s London hospital redevelopment after preferred bidder Bouygues failed to agree a price at second stage tender earlier this year.

Zayed

The Zayed Centre has originally been expected to cost around £65m

Skanska will be responsible for the design, construction and mechanical and electrical fit-out of the facility, which will operate as a partnership between Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

The contract award builds on the successful working relationship that Skanska has established with Great Ormond Street Hospital while working on the Premier Inn Clinical Building, the second phase of the redevelopment, which will complete the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre.

Work is due to start in January 2017 and set to conclude in late 2018.

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