£1m furniture contract awarded for new Southmead Hospital


Bristol trust chooses David Bailey Furniture to equip landmark new super hospital

A £1m contract to equip the new Southmead Hospital in Bristol has been awarded to David Bailey Furniture.

The state-of-the-art health facility is due to open next year and the contract covers the supply of storage units and worktops.

The hospital will have 768 beds and will include a new community hospital, rehabilitation unit, outpatient facility, X-ray unit and a minor injuries centre.

Commenting on the win, Trevor Gillman, managing director of David Bailey Furniture, said: “This is terrific news. Although it is not unusual for us, a contract of such magnitude for our Healthline range of hospital furniture is excellent and to be involved in something that will deliver such an improvement on services is a great reward.

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The fitted furniture will include floor-standing and wall-hung storage units, worktops and a variety of medical drugs cabinets, specifically:

  • HTM71 modular storage units which are designed for the management and storage of consumables and equipment. The range includes tall units, base units, wall units, specialist cupboards, free-standing or wall-mounted units and a variety of accessories
  • HTM63 storage units and worktops for theatre suites and other areas where a particularly rigid cleaning regime is required
  • Corian worktops for the beverage bays and clinical work stations