Bradford Royal Infirmary

Client: BAM Construction

Value: £1.5m
Location: Bradford
Contract Period: 16 months
Contract Type: NEC3 Subcontract Option A


In March 2015, BAM Construction was appointed by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to deliver a £20m three-storey ward block development at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

The works included paediatric and elderly patient wards, a critical care unit, retail, car parking, accessible access routes and roadways for the hospital.

The project was handed over to the hospital in March 2017.

Scope of works

  • Civil engineering and substructure works to form new temporary entrance building into the hospital
  • Excavation for basement works
  • Basement slabs and walls
  • Suspended upper floor reinforced concrete slabs and roof
  • External works retaining walls and steps to cater for differences in levels across the site
  • External works kerbs, Marshalls 'Mini Beany' and 'Pavedrain', paving and street furniture
  • Surface and foul water drainage
  • 3 Stormbloc attenuation tanks
  • Service duct infrastructure
  • Construction immediately adjacent to a live hospital environment
  • Extremely tight site footprint with topographical challenges

Praise from our stakeholders

'It was most appreciated that Howard Civil Engineering stepped up to the plate and aided the BRI contract to be handed over this morning for safe access to the unit. I have thanked your lads on site but please let everyone know we do appreciate it'.

- BAM Construction's Senior Site Manager

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