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Kier wins £115m Broadmoor rebuild

11 Jul 13 Kier has been chosen to build the new Broadmoor high-secure mental health hospital at Crowthorne in Berkshire.

Kier has been awarded a £115m contract to build a new hospital with 10 wards containing 162 secure mental health beds to replace the facilities currently provided in outdated Victorian buildings.

Kier’s price is significantly under the £150m originally estimated by the client, the West London Mental Health Trust.

Keeping some existing wards in use will give the new hospital a capacity of 234 beds in total.

Work on the hospital is expected to start in December 2013 and phase 1 will be ready to accept patients by January 2017.

Enabling works have already begun on site. Construction of a new haul road off the A3095 began in April 2013 and will last approximately 26 weeks.

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