Contract involves design and build of mental health facilities at two hospitals in Scotland

Morgan Sindall has won a £95.4m deal to design and build the Tayside Acute Adult Mental Health Developments scheme in Scotland.

The contract will see it design and build new mental healthcare facilities at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth and Stracathro Hospital in Angus.

It will create 183 new bed spaces at Murray Royal Hospital, with an additional 52 at Stracathro Hospital. 

Work at Stracathro Hospital in Angus is scheduled to complete in September 2011 and at Murray Royal Hospital in April 2013.

Paul Smith, chief executive of Morgan Sindall Group, said: “This appointment recognises our expertise in the design and delivery of high-value, complex facilities, particularly PPP and PFI hospitals.

“This contract demonstrates how the combined skills of the new Morgan Sindall construction and infrastructure division, supported by Morgan Sindall Investments, enables us to provide state-of-the-art facilities. It also enhances our position as one of the leading construction groups in the health sector.”