A second 59 metre tall tower crane will be erected onsite near the existing childcare centre to ramp up construction on the 14-storey hospital tower.
The concrete slab for the ground floor is now complete with approximately 450 cubic metres of concrete poured last week in various areas.
After a short break over the Christmas and New Year period, construction is back in full swing onsite.
Our construction workers will be taking a well-deserved break over the Christmas period, with the construction site for the 14-storey clinical tower closing from Monday 23 December, and reopening on Monday 6 January.
The planning and design process for Stage 1 is almost complete, and the majority of the 14-storey tower ground floor slab has been poured.
The main tower ground floor slab is almost complete with two major concrete pours scheduled before year end.
The layout of up to 90% of rooms in the new hospital have been decided upon by the relevant departments.
A final round of meetings are being held to determine the detail design for key spaces in the tower including the new Emergency Department.
Construction is increasing on site at Nepean Hospital. Check out this map to see the latest construction zones. Please pay close attention to traffic signage and drive carefully at all times.
With more than 600 new car spaces and a rooftop helipad the new multi-storey car park is making it easier for everyone to access services at Nepean Hospital.
The new link-bridge, which was craned into place recently, connects the hospital to the new multi-storey car park and rooftop helipad.
From Wednesday 13 March, pedestrian and vehicle access to North Block will close. There are now new ways to access North Block, including the Aged Care and Rehabilitation Centre.
On 15 January 2019, the Somerset Street was permanently closed to progress construction of the Nepean Redevelopment Stage 1 hospital tower. Alternative parking options are in place to minimise disruption to patients and staff during this time.
As construction ramps up on site, follow a few simple tips to make your next visit to Nepean Hospital a smooth one.
From 16 July sections of the Somerset Street Car Park will be closed to progress the redevelopment. Click here for more infromation.
Watch our short video that capture the demolition of Pialla and preparing the ground for the first concrete piling soon.
On 1 May 2018, fencing is going up around the Nepean Cancer Care Centre in preparation for an expansion and upgrade of the facility.
From 17 February 2018, new pedestrian changes will be in place around the construction zone of the new car park.
Demolition works at Pialla are now underway and traffic changes are in place.