The next phase of Great Ormond Street Hospital’s development programme commenced on site this month. The Premier Inn Clinical Building is set to complete the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre, following on from the successful opening of the highly regarded Morgan Stanley Clinical Building in 2012. Both phases have been planned and designed by Llewelyn Davies, who as Design Team Leaders will work together with Skanska to deliver the project for 2017.
The new building is part of an on-going programme to redevelop some of the oldest parts of the hospital, replacing outdated wards with world class facilities and providing more space for parents to stay by their child’s bedside. It will include new inpatient wards with more spacious bedrooms, integrated operating theatres and a post anaesthetic care unit.
The Premier Inn Clinical Building will be constructed by deconstructing the top four floors of the Cardiac Wing and building back up to level 9 allowing the higher levels to align with the wider GOSH island site campus creating new links to both the Variety Club Building and Octav Botnar Wing.
The completed Mittal Children’s Medical Centre will increase GOSH’s capacity for treating children by up to 20%.
Stephen Featherstone, Project Director for Llewelyn Davies said:
“The completion of this project will mark 12 years of continuous involvement between GOSH and Llewelyn Davies. The buildings have set new hospital design standards in the UK and are on a par with the best in the world for specialist paediatric healthcare.”