Project Overview

project name: Theatre Refurbishment and Replacement of Theatre Chiller Units, Inverclyde Royal Hospital
quantity surveyor:
client: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
services consultant: WGM Consulting Engineers
value: £2.1m
structural engineer: WGM Consulting Engineers
main contractor: Taylor and Fraser

Taylor and Fraser undertook, as Principal Contractor, the upgrade of six operating theatres whilst simultaneously replacing ventilation, electrical and chiller plant at Inverclyde Royal Hospital. The project was phased over two years, refurbishing two theatres at a time, to ensure no disruption to the client and patients. Work took place on the top two floors of a multi storey hospital building with all services being maintained throughout the duration of the project. Given the significant services element of the works, the project was led by Mechanical Division utilising the complimentary expertise of the in-house Construction Division. Project completion was successfully achieved in July 2013.

Scope of Work

The project comprised of the following trades:

  • Downtakings and alterations
  • Chiller and air handling unit installation
  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing installations
  • Building Management Systems
  • Medical and operating theatre equipment
  • Fitted furniture and worktops
  • Internal floor, wall and ceiling finishes
  • Fire protection