Paul Cleminson

BAM set to deliver emergency Nightingale Hospital

BAM has been appointed as the main design and build contractor for the emergency Nightingale Hospital.

The new 500 bed facility involves converting Harrogate Convention Centre to accommodate the level three critical care beds.

BAM will convert eight halls to create suitable partitions, flooring and the specialist mechanical and electrical zones.

Its team will be working 24/7 shift patterns to deliver in no more than 14 days, with help from medical staff and the army.

Paul Cleminson, pre-construction director at BAM Construction in the North East (pictured above), said: “We have mobilised immediately with a team which is working 24 hours in shifts around the clock, following Government guidance about safe working and delivering these emergency facilities to assist the effort to support our NHS.

“I’m delighted to say we have first rate partners, and that our extensive and recent experience of healthcare projects in the north of England will serve us well, having worked several times with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust over the years.”

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