Lead Partner: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
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Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, Linthouse
The new South Glasgow Adult hospital building will be one
of the largest acute hospitals in the UK and one of the most
advanced in Europe.
It will have one of the largest emergency departments in
Scotland with an estimated 110,000 patients coming through its
doors every year as well as being home to major specialised
services such as renal medicine and transplantation and vascular
The new hospital will have 1109 beds, in single room
accommodation and cover over 126,000m sq.
Twenty state-of-the-art operating theatres will offer the best
available equipment to staff and patients.
The new adult hospital will be integrated with the children's
hospital (albeit with separate functions and entrances)
creating around 1.8million sq feet of hospital. A physical
link for patients and staff is planned from the new hospitals into
the maternity and neurosciences building.
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The outline business case for the new hospitals was approved by
the Scottish Government in May 2008. In November 2009, the contract
to build the new South Glasgow Hospial complex was awarded to
Brookfield Europe. Construction started early in 2011.
2011 - 2015
Between 2003 and 2014 Clyde Waterfront was a strategic
partnership comprising the Scottish Government, Scottish
Enterprise, Glasgow City, Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire
Councils. Its purpose was to promote the economic, social and
environmental regeneration of 13 miles of the River Clyde from
Glasgow city centre to Dumbarton.