Mansfield manufacturer wins £1.3m hospital contract

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Deanestor, the furniture and fit out specialist, has been awarded a £1.3m contract by Laing O’Rourke for the manufacture, supply and installation of furniture and fittings for the new £350m Grange University Hospital in South East Wales.

Deanestor will manufacture around 3,000 items of furniture for the 55,000m2hospital, including laboratory furniture, shelving, base and wall cabinets in compliance with all relevant HTMs. Its team will procure and fit more than 22,000 products for around 1,450 rooms – from mirrors to drug cabinets and specialist catheter storage units.

Due to open early 2021 and designed by architects BDP, the new hospital will provide complex and critical care, serving a community of over 600,000 people.

William Tonkinson, Managing Director of Deanestor, said: “We are delighted to be working with Laing O’Rourke on another major hospital scheme. The Grange is a fast-track project which will deliver a centre for excellence in critical and emergency care and in less than two years.”