Building and Civil Engineering Contractors

A&E Department, Ulster Hospital

South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust

9 months

£1m – £2m

Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast

Architect: Isherwood & Ellis
Structural Engineer: White Young Green
M&E Engineer: White Young Green
Quantity Surveyor: White Young Green

As part of the ongoing redevelopment of the Ulster Hospital, MSM were awarded the contract to carry out major refurbishment works to the Accident & Emergency Department. This challenging project was delivered in an acute hospital environment and programmed over five phases to enable the Accident & Emergency Department to remain operational throughout the construction period.

Key elements of this refurbishment project included:
• Structural alterations and stripping out to allow reconfiguration of internal floor space
• Stripping out and replacement of existing m&e installations
• Removal of asbestos containing materials
• Provision of structural supports and internal blockwork walls
• Replacement internal timber doors
• Replacement linings and surface finishes including slip resistant vinyl flooring, metal partitions, plasterboard drylining, suspended ceilings and painting
• Installation of furniture and fittings including IPS panels, toilet cubicles, mirrors and fitted furniture
• Specialist mechanical, electrical, air conditioning and medical gas installations

Other works included upgrade works to the X-ray rooms and lobby, as well as external improvements to the ambulance bay.