Galliford Try and its Scottish business partner, Morrison Construction, have been appointed as preferred contractors for the first phase of the £41.8 million redevelopment of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
In addition to that contract, Galliford Try has been chosen to provide ongoing hard facilities maintenance and lifecycle management worth approximately £18 million over the next 25 years.
Morrison Construction will deliver a new state-of-the-art 15,500 sqm specialist mental health facility on the west edge of the existing campus in Morningside, Edinburgh.
When operational the facility will provide services for the adult acute mental health inpatient service, intensive psychiatric care, national brain injury unit, mental health rehabilitation and older people’s mental health assessment and treatment services.
Galliford Try Chief Executive Greg Fitzgerald said: “We are delighted to have been selected by hub South East for this major project in Edinburgh.
“This appointment demonstrates the strength of our business across our construction, facilities management and investments teams and we look forward to working with hub and NHS Lothian to create the top class facilities the local public deserve.”