23 Jan 2023

Briggs & Forrester act as Principal Contractor on Shrodells Building project

Acting as Principal Contractor, Briggs & Forrester Special Projects have been awarded the £4.1m works to convert an existing office accommodation into clinical ward space for West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.

The project, Shrodells Building, will comprise of the demolition and strip out of the existing building with a complete architectural fit out, mechanical and electrical services installation including new air handling plant and new windows to HTM specifications.

Briggs & Forrester will complete the design and build of a new phased ventilation scheme to level 1, the strip out and install of heat recovery units, radiators and AC split systems with HTM compliant replacements, the strip out of mains hot and cold water and install of new domestic hot water pipework and the installation of medical gases. Associated electrical and minor builders works will also be completed.

Special Projects Managing Director Tim Cunningham said “This is a fantastic win for Special Projects, providing the opportunity to deploy the full scope of our capability as principal contractor. Our performance and approach on the highly successful Unit 11 Trade City project has been a significant factor in securing this repeat business with West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospital Trust and GSCI. We look forward to working with the client team in enhancing the building and services, providing valuable clinical ward space for the hospital.”