Al Mafraq Hospital
26 May 2010
Country: United Arab Emirates
City: Abu Dhabi
Category: Healthcare Facilities
Project Type: Mega Projects
From: Q1 2010 Estimated To: Q1 2013 Estimated
The revamp of the existing hospital is designed to triple the number of treatment rooms to 690 beds. Once complete, the site will span an area of 306,803m? with a built up area of 246,118m?. The hospital is among the oldest in Abu Dhabi and is to be regenerated with a new building, which will incorporate environmentally friendly and energy-efficient designs. It will recycle waste water, reduce electrical use with fibre optic interior sun lighting and incorporate the use of solar panels.
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company has awarded the Al-Habtoor Leighton Group and South Africa's Murray & Roberts Contractors (Middle East) the main construction contract.
The main contract was due to be awarded at the end of 2009, once the design had been finalised, but an announcement is still forthcoming. Construction was due to start in the first quarter of 2010 and be completed in 2013. Burt Hill is the designer and Allen and Shariff Corporation is the project manager.
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