Kier submits plans for £60m Maghull secure hospital

Aaron Morby 6 years ago
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Kier Construction has submitted plans on behalf of the Mersey Care NHS Trust for a new medium secure hospital to the north west of Liverpool.

Two storey entrance block is treated differently to the wards in an attempt to move away from an institutional character of secure hospitals
Two storey entrance block is treated differently to the wards in an attempt to move away from an institutional character of secure hospitals

The new hospital on Villas Road will be built on land in between Ashworth hospital and HMP Kennnet in Maghull.

It will replace the existing Scott Clinic in St Helens, which is now considered no longer fit for purpose.

The proposed 123-bed unit will treat men and women with mental health problems who have come through the courts. The project will include eight wards around a therapy and well being hub, sport centre, cafe and security area.

If the plans are approved Kier could start construction by April next year.

Maghull medium secure hospital Liverpool

The hospital building complex will be secured by a 5.2m high mesh fence

The Maghull hospital has been designed by architect IBI Group with engineering services provide by WSP/PB.

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