Hospital Trust controls purse strings as work re-starts on £335m building project

Plans for The Royal Liverpool Hospital
Work is starting to resume on the new £335m Royal Liverpool Hospital after months of delays following the collapse of construction giant Carillion in January with debts of £1.5bn. Last month property group Laing O’Rourke was appointed as management contractor on the project. But the Royal Liverpool Hospital Trust has revealed that it will be responsible for paying Laing O’Rourke’s specialist trade contractors direct. Around 140 contractors are believed to be involved in the 646-bed project which was originally suppose... For the full story register now for free or login below...