Neonatal Building, Glasgow, Architect, Project, Images, Design, Info

Neonatal Building Glasgow : Southern General Hospital

Development at Southern General Hospital – design by Hypostyle Architects

22 Sep 2009

Obstetrics, Neonatal and Fetal Medicine

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Neonatal Building Glasgow : Southern General Hospital

Project Location:

1345 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4TF

Photos © Tom Manley

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Project Description:

A new 3 storey extension was constructed adjacent to the existing maternity block as part of the first stage of the £750million redevelopment of the Southern General Hospital site in Glasgow. In total, 5800 sq m of additional floor space was added with 1200 sq m of this being utilised as plant room space.

A high quality of material was used throughout, including; Sandstone ashlar, terracotta rainscreen tiles and anodised aluminium tiles together with planar glazing, powder coated aluminium louvres and floating stainless steel mesh panels (Brise Soleil).

The Project had a 73 week contract period and is expected to be on programme and within budget.

A 700 sq m upgrade and extension to the existing fetal medicine block was also undertaken as part of this scheme. This involved upgrading of existing services, fixtures and fittings to comply with current HTM requirements.

Ground floor accommodation comprises 12no. delivery rooms (inc 2no. with birthing pool facilities), 2no. operating theatres and recovery rooms.

The 1st floor comprises the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) consisting of 34 cot spaces in single and multi-bed configurations.

The 2nd floor comprises the SCBU (Special Care Baby Unit) providing 26 cot spaces arranged over single, double and multi bed rooms, Additional facilities including mother and baby rooms and staff office accommodation.

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Neonatal at Southern General Hospital – Building Information

Project Team:

Client: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Architect: Hypostyle Architects Ltd
Engineer: Fairhursts
QS: Doig Hart Consultants
Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd

Obstetrics, Neonatal and Fetal Medicine Building images / information from Hypostyle Architects




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