Radiation Oncology Building, University Hospital GalwayUrbanism
John Paul Construction
Health & Safety
Civil Structural Engineers
T.J. O'Connor & Associates
Scheduled for completion Summer 2021
The Radiation Oncology Centre in University Hospital Galway (UHG) is being developed under the National Plan for Radiation Oncology which shall provide centres in Dublin, Cork, and Galway.
8,000 sq.m of accommodation is provided over three levels, with all patient facilities on the ground and first floors. This building capitalizes on the available natural light and includes a range of accommodations including a deep plan atrium, administration areas, entrance, reception, and waiting area. It facilitates six radiotherapy treatment bunkers and on-treatment support facilities, as well as accomodating diagnostic imaging and brachytherapy technologies.
In late 2018, enabling works associated with the development commenced. The enabling works, completed in March 2020, involved the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a new link building which provides a direct connection between the main hospital building and the pediatric building. In September 2020, construction commenced on the new radiation oncology (RO) building
Ethos Engineering is the Employer's designer with full design responsibility for the mechanical and electrical, ICT and Lift services installations. Ethos is also providing energy analysis to support the A3 BER target.
Unique / Key Features
The new 8,000m2, three-story over basement hospital facility includes the following features;
• Linear Accelerator Treatment Rooms and associated control rooms
• CT Simulator Suites
• MRI Suite
• Consultants clinics and associated administration rooms