£1m furniture contract awarded for new Southmead Hospital

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

The contract includes installation of HTM63 storage units and worktops for theatre suites

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.

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