The four year project, which is phase B1 of the total redevelopment of the site, has an estimated cost of £83m.
This phase will provide an approximate internal floor area of 24 000 sqm, to house a new inpatient ward block as well as four day surgery suites, three endoscopy suites and a cardiac catheterisation suite.
Phase B2 of the redevelopment may also be procured simultaneously under a framework agreement, taking total cost to £160m. Phase B2 includes departments such as A&E, x-ray, specialist wards, support accommodation and central catering.
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