Mott MacDonald has been appointed to work with the UK’s largest hospital trust, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to improve the region’s healthcare facilities as part of the Capital Works Building and Engineering Framework.
Consultants Mott MacDonald will provide mechanical and electrical engineering design services and civil and structural engineering design services for the Trust’s capital schemes over a four year period. The consultancy will help to reconfigure and maintain the Trust’s properties spread across seven separate sites in Leeds, with the main centres located at Leeds General Infirmary and St James’s University Hospital, Europe’s largest teaching hospital.
Mott MacDonald’s framework manager Steve Ruane commented, “Using our expertise gained from working on other major healthcare projects in the region, including Mott MacDonald’s role on the recently opened Manchester Joint Hospitals, we’ll be helping to deliver high quality secondary and tertiary care for the population of Leeds and Yorkshire.”
Mott MacDonald will be providing design services from initial feasibility outline case to full business case for all stages in the framework, through construction to project handover. Schemes range from clinical areas such as intensive care units and operating theatres to support areas such as offices and seminar rooms.