Mansfield firm completes £1.3 million Welsh hospital job in quick time

Mansfield furniture and fit-out specialists Deanestor has completed a £1.3 million contract for the manufacture, supply and installation of furniture and fittings for the new £350 million Grange University Hospital in Wales.

Thursday, 7th January 2021, 4:00 pm

Designed by BDP, the project for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is believed to be Wales’ biggest ever health infrastructure project and is Deanestor’s 17th contract for main contractor Laing O’Rourke.

Completion of the new hospital was accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic to make 350 new patient beds available early.

To help achieve this, Deanestor installed more than 1,000 soap and towel dispensers and 263 PPE centres, and manufactured and fitted 48 pharmaceutical storage solutions in less than three weeks.

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Deanestor manufactured around 3,000 pieces of furniture for the hospital and fitted more than 22,000 items in total

Deanestor manufactured around 3,000 items of furniture for the hospital, including laboratory furniture, shelving, base and wall cabinets.

Its team procured and fitted more than 22,000 products for around 1,450 rooms – from mirrors and medi rails to drug cabinets and specialist catheter storage units.

Darren Cann, works and estates manager at The Grange University Hospital, said, “This was a large-scale and complex hospital fit-out project and Deanestor was able to accommodate our specific requirements.

"The finished installation looks great and we propose to continue to use their team for some further work at the hospital.”