Property and construction consultancy Gleeds has been appointed as project and cost manager, joining principal contractor Laing O’Rourke, to deliver the £350 million Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) in Llanfrechfa, Wales, for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

The 47-bed, 55,000m2 hospital will provide complex specialist and critical care treatment for more than 600,000 people in southeast Wales, and includes a 24-hour acute assessment unit and emergency department.

Project completion is scheduled for spring 2021.