Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend

Principle Contractor: BAM Construction, 387 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 1TP   
Client: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, One Talbot Gateway, Seaway Parade, Port Talbot, SA12 7BR
Project: A  £15m Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) facility in Bridgend called Tŷ Llidiard (Litchard House). It’s a 19 bed mental health facility for young people built on the Princess of Wales Hospital site, Bridgend.  Construction was managed by ABMU Health Board with the facility run by Cwm Taf Health Board. It accommodates patients from across South Wales and is a mixed sex unit, caring for young people. The unit is spread across two floors. On the ground floor are the patient areas, split into two wards: Seren (Star) and Enfys (Rainbow). Seren is a five bed, acute ward, and Enfys has 14 beds. On the second floor is an educational wing together with administration and consulting facilities.
Build Method: H+H’s Celcon Plus Blocks using Thin Joint Celfix Mortar for both separating and internal walls
Location: Princess of Wales Hospital, Coity Road, Bridgend, CF31 1RQ
Type of Contract: Design and build
Architect: Nightingale Associates, The Old Convent, The Walk, Cardiff, CF24 3AG
Aircrete & Thin-Joint Contractor: Brick Peers, Milton Priory House, Gate Lane, Wells, Somerset, BA5 1UA
Build Time: January 2010 until May 2012