Wrightstyle is to design, supply and install advanced glazing systems for a flagship hospital in south-east Wales.
The £350 million Grange University Hospital, in Llanfrechfa, near Cwmbran is one of the largest NHS projects ever seen in Wales.
Construction on the 55,000m2 facility started in 2017 and it will admit its first patients in early 2021.
The 560-bed new hospital will transform health service delivery for over 600,000 people across Gwent.
The new hospital will deal with all major emergencies. It will also treat patients needing complex emergency or critical care.
All major cardiac, stroke and emergency obstetric patients will also be treated on the site.
This will allow other hospitals across Gwent to concentrate on providing routine diagnosis and treatment without having to give priority to emergency patients.
The hospital will be home to more than 40 specialist services. It will have a helicopter pad for air ambulance patients.
Recent International projects have included the supply of advanced systems to healthcare facilities in Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia.
“Hospitals are complex buildings, with a great deal of flammable material. Also, many occupants may be unable to self-rescue,” said Chris Peters, Wrightstyle’s chief design manager.
“Hospitals therefore require a very high level of fire protection. That allows any fire to be contained at source without risk of it spreading.
“Wrightstyle has national and international healthcare experience. Our complete and guaranteed internal and external glazing systems provide the perfect passive fire protective solution,” he said.