New Buildings & Refurbishments: Capital Works
Details of Capital Works Projects that are currently under development.
PET Imaging Centre, Heath Park
This Centre will be the first of its type in Wales. It will provide a focus for cutting edge research and teaching in PET (Positron Emission Tomography) as well as delivering a clinical service for NHS Wales patients.
The project is led by Cardiff University in partnership with the Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and largely funded by the Welsh Assembly Government.
Development of the Centre is proceeding in a number of phased contracts:
27 ton Cyclotron being hoisted into position
This contract is being managed by the Hospital Trust and comprises a six storey building shell. The PET Centre will be located in the Ground and Basement levels of the building. The upper floors are to be the subject of future fit-out contracts by the Trust to create areas for clinical use.
Contract A incorporates advanced works in connection with the PET Centre including the building of the plug door to the concrete vault and positioning the Cyclotron.
- Contractor: Cowlin Construction Ltd
- Approximate Value: £5.5m
- Anticipated Completion: December 2009
Contract B: PET Fit-Out
This contract comprises the fit-out of the Ground and Basement areas. The accommodation comprises Radiopharmaceutical Research and production laboratories which include both hot and cold research facilities, together with a Clinical Scanning Suite. Equipment has been directly purchased for the Centre - this is to be installed both during and following on from the main contract works.
- Contractor: Cowlin Construction Ltd
- Approximate Value: £3.5m
- Start Date: June 2009
- Anticipated Completion: January 2010
PET Pre-Clinical Area
This area houses a Small-Bore PET scanner. Three rooms within the existing accommodation have been converted into a suite for the scanner. The scanner will be supplied directly with Radionuclicles from the main PET production area at completion of Contract B.
- Contractor: D.J. Godwin Ltd
- Approximate Value: £400k
- Completion: April 2009
Cancer & Genetics Building
This building comprises high specification laboratory space for the School of Medicine's cutting edge research. The main accommodation comprises 2 floors of laboratory and research office space raised on piloti above an existing car parking area.
The building is located at the North Western entrance to the site. The entrance and ancillary accommodation has been located at the Western end of the building, partly within a truncated cone shaped section of the building - a device which has been used to soften the Western end of the building and to reduce the scale to respect the housing on King George V Drive West.
- Contractor: OPCO Ltd
- Anticipated Completion: September 2009
To view layout drawings of the building please click on the links below:
BIOSI West 3rd Floor Refurbishment
BIOSI South Front Podium Extension
Redwood GMP Suite
Medical Education Building
Maindy Park Development
New Buildings & Refurbishments: Minor Works
The Rotunda is situated at the south end of Main Building, and is currently used as a Stationery Store.As the name implies, it is round in plan with an adjoining set of rooms know as the 'fish tank' area.The project involves converting this building into new Microbiology Laboratories and associated Offices. To view the plans for this project please click on the link below.
This project started on site in June 2009, with completion due in early September 2009.
Refurbishment of the cottages completed 24th April 2009. Cottages to be used as accommodation for researchers, with families.
ASSL Phase 1
Alteration and remodelling of existing Bindery to form new Graphics area and seminar rooms. Completion due on Friday 8th May 2009. Decant of existing Graphics Area into new Graphics Area to take place beginning of June 2009. Project on time and to budget.
ASSL Phase 2
New Computer Lounge. This project started on site in June 2009, with completion due by 11th September 2009.
EARTH 3rd Floor
Remodelling of 3rd floor area in Main Building to form teaching facilities for the School of Earth & Ocean Sciences. Started on site 20th April 2009. Completion due 7th August 2009.
Residences Refurbishment Programme
Paul Roberts, along with Howard Clubb and Ken Arthur, have been asked to undertake a variety refurbishment projects this summer. There are 14 no. sites including work at Aberconway Hall, Talybont South, Nevern 2 at University Hall and Talybont North Block M. circa £2,900,000.