Five star: A consortium including Bovis Lend Lease was this week named preferred bidder for the £300m Manchester Children's Hospital PFI. The Catalyst consortium, which includes catering and services provider Sodexho and architect Anshen Dyer, beat a team that included Taylor Woodrow. The central site on Oxford Road will bring together five institutions: the Booth Hall Children's Hospital, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, St Mary's Hospital for Women and Children, the Royal Manchester Eye Hospital and part of Manchester Royal Infirmary.