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Contract called up for £700m Whipps Cross Hospital project

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Contract called up for £700m Whipps Cross Hospital project

The prime minister of the UK, Boris Johnson has announced a market engagement event planned for six hospitals. Barts Health NHS Trust has called up for contractors to share plans for the £700m Whipps Cross Redevelopment in North East London.

The development of the tender in early 2021 for a main works contractor will be judged by a market questionnaire. While subjected to the necessary business case and planning approvals, the construction is expected to commence before 2022 ends.

Whipps Cross Hospital which will be built in 80,000 sq m is expected by the trust to be a first net zero carbon hospital in the country. On the other hand, old nurse’s accommodation blocks at the construction site are expected to be demolished before the end of this year.

Whipps Cross Hospital would be one of six hospitals in England according to the government announcement last September. This would benefit from £2.7bn of funding over the next five years.  With the help of local health and care partner organizations, and local government partners; Barts Health has developed a vision for the future of Whipps Cross Hospital.

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