Leighton Hospital Case Study - Fordingbridge

22-Apr-2022

The idea of the gullwing design was to allow 4m clear span to the front section to cover the ambulances and 1.6m section to the rear to allow for staff/patient and pedestrian cover

Fordingbridge were approached by a national main contractor to provide an ambulance bay canopy as part of a new 2-storey Emergency Department extension to Leighton Hospital which is managed by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Working in collaboration with the architect and main contractor we designed a 65m long gullwing canopy with an overall span of 5.6m. The idea of the gullwing design was to allow 4m clear span to the front section to cover the ambulances and 1.6m section to the rear to allow for staff/patient and pedestrian cover.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008. It is responsible for the provision of a range of community services, working in partnership with local GPs and Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Fordingbridge are industry leaders in live canopy and walkway installations, working with NHS Trusts, architects and main contractors to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget. You can view our healthcare portfolio here.

Style: Gullwing

Size: 5.6m x 65m

Colour: Bright zinc galvanized finish

Frame: CE marked steel – fabricated in our West Sussex factory

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Roof: Opal 60

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