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Large London hospital project begins

Construction began in July on the redevelopment of the London Health Sciences Centre. The project will add 465,000 ...


Construction began in July on the redevelopment of the London Health Sciences Centre. The project will add 465,000 square feet of “shelled-in” space to the north tower of Victoria Hospital, and renovations to 100,000 square feet of the existing facilities. <br>
The new building areas will accommodate a new clinic and administrative areas for the children’s hospital, women’s care including a new birthing centre, adult surgical and medical in-patient care and clinical laboratories. <br>
There will also be a diagnostic radiology and nuclear imaging services area and a 350 seat auditorium, teaching facilities and a cafeteria. <br>
The design team includes G + G Partnership Architects, Chorley & Bisset and Vanderwesten and Rutherford Associates as the mechanical and electrical engineers. <br>
Completion is scheduled for 2011. EllisDon Corporation is building and financing the project for Infrastructure Ontario. At the same time, Infrastructure Ontario announced that the St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre in London will be expanded.<br>