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Drake & Scull and Leighton picked for Saudi medical city

24 Jun 13 A joint venture of Drake & Scull International and Habtoor Leighton Specon has won a SAR522m (£89m) mechanical, electrical and plumbing contract at King Fahad Medical City, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The contract is for the National Institute of Neurosciences and the cancer and cardiac centres.  The development will cover a total built-up area of 234,000m² and includes buildings from the three to 11 storeys as well as a 320m-long services tunnel. The facilities are part of the SAR2.3bn King Fahad Medical City, which will have a total capacity of 1,095 beds.

The new medical facility is part of DSI’s growing portfolio of high-profile healthcare projects in KSA, which also includes a new healthcare facility in the eastern province of Damman as well as the Tabarjal Hospital, Mina Hospital and Health College.  

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