Steelwork starts on Manchester NHS mental health unit
Once completed, the unit, known as North View, will house a purpose-built Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), eight adult acute wards and a treatment suite. The new development will see significant improvements to patient experience, with spacious single bedrooms, each with a private en-suite shower room, as well as a variety of indoor activity areas, meeting rooms for family visiting, multiple gardens, spaces for therapeutic artwork and a café.
IHP, a joint venture between Vinci Building and Sir Robert McAlpine has been appointed to build the state-of-the art development.
Leach Structural Steelwork is fabricating, supplying and erecting 1,100t of steelwork for the project.
Work on North View started in August 2022 with the new unit anticipated to be built and operational in 2024.