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Wakefield Hospital Redevelopment

Inside the new Wakefield Hospital

Our Wakefield Hospital redevelopment is a significant investment in the Wellington community, with over $100 million committed to substantially redevelop the campus. The facility has been designed to the latest seismic codes and standards, making Wakefield one of the safest hospitals in New Zealand with the use of base isolators. Our new hospital will provide central New Zealand with access to some of the most advanced medical services and treatment in the country, using the latest medical technologies.

Once completed, Wakefield Hospital will have 37 patient rooms, 10 ICU beds, six theatres and recovery areas, one cardiac cath lab, an endoscopy suite, medical imaging and much more.

Wakefield Hospital’s Project Time Line

Our Wakefield Hospital redevelopment is a significant investment in the Wellington community, with over $100 million committed to substantially redevelop the campus.

  • Milestone

    Target

  • Application submitted to Wellington City Council for redevelopment

    October 2018

  • Construction tenders awarded

    May 2019

  • The redevelopment is being completed over two stages:
  • Stage One: Construction of parking, medical imaging, consulting suites, café, and reception

    Stage One commenced June 2019

  • Stage Two: Perioperative services, patient rooms, support facilities, endoscopy suite, cardiac cath lab, ICU, recovery

    Stage Two commences first half 2021

  • Construction completed
  • Stage One

    April 2021

  • Stage Two

    2023

  • New hospital fully operational

    2023

Construction Team

 

Hawkins Construction is the lead contractor for Stage One of Wakefield Hospital redevelopment.

Design Team