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Modular build project wins national praise

The first phase of an ambitious project to deliver a modular operating theatre and ward complex has won a national award.

Phase one of the project, which opened in December 2019, consisted of two orthopaedic operating theatre suites with a six-bed recovery suite and a 12-bed inpatient ward, including two young adult rooms.

The build picked up ‘Offsite Project of the Year’ at the Building Awards 2020. The winners were announced in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday 3 November 2020.

Offsite Building Awards winner

The project has been delivered by ModuleCo Healthcare (MCH) in conjunction with its sister modular building company, ModuleCo. The modules are designed, built, assessed and snag checked off-site in a factory, before being delivered and installed on-site.

The second phase, already installed on-site and due for completion later in 2020, will add a further two theatres and an additional 8 beds.

Once fully completed, an extra 2,500 patients will be treated every year and the facility will create in the region of 130 new jobs.

You can read more about the second phase of the project here.