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Derby City Hospital


Client:        Derby City Hospital

Customer:  Hilton Building Services

Products:   Expansion Joints and Guides

Derby Hospital will become one of the largest hospitals in the East Midlands with brand new facilities by 2009.

This will bring together all the specialist services onto a single main site at the current Derby City General Hospital site. The new hospital will provide 1159 beds, 35 operating theatres, 7,400 rooms and will occupy 155,000 square metres (the equivalent of 40 football pitches!). In addition the new hospital will have 75% new accommodation and 25% of accommodation fully refurbished.

Stourflex' experience of providing solutions for accommodating pipe movements due to thermal expansion came to the fore when working with Hilton Building Services of Nottingham on this prestigious project.

Stourflex were involved at design stage providing advice on the application and installation of expansion bellows and the marking of 150 drawings showing the recommended location of bellows and pipework anchors and guides.

Over 500 of the JP115 style WRAS approved axial expansion joints were supplied on the domestic hot water plastic pipework system along with JP150 Expansion Joint Guides .We also provided expansion joints and guides on the Low Temperature Hot Water systems and bellows to accommodate building settlement movement.

All products were supplied to Hilton Building Services fast track delivery schedule.

Stourflex provide a complete design service. This includes technical advice, site surveys and after sales support.