Skanska takes on Carillion's Midland Metropolitan Hospital as costs spiral

The new Midland Metropolitan Hospital by HKS, Edward Williams Architects and Sonnemann Toon

The job is now running 18 months behind schedule

Skanska has been lined up to take over Carillion’s Midland Metropolitan Hospital job.

Speaking to Sky News, Toby Lewis, the chief executive of the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust confirmed the Swedish-based firm was the trust’s preffered bidder to takeover the project.

Work on the site has been stalled since Carillion went bust in January.

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