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Fast Facts

The new hospital development includes:

  • 55,000 m2 of concrete
  • 1,300,000 metres of cable internally with an extra 25,000 metres for external services
  • 8,000 rooms
  • 35,000 m2 of roofing
  • 10,000m2 of glass
  • 2,800m2 of car parking spaces
  • Covers an area of 145,000m2 (around 66 football pitches)
  • Has one million metres of pipe work
  • 9,000 tonnes of steel
  • 2,700 nurses and around 760 doctors
  • 65 porters, 130 catering staff and 365 domestics
  • An estimated 8,500,000 hours worked by contracted staff (around 1,200 workmen over 47 months to build)
  • 12,000 hand wash basins
  • 14,500 keys.