Project Description

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Project Name
Cherrywood and Kelvendon Wards at Basildon Mental Health Unit.

36 Weeks


Contract Administrator:

KLH Architects Ltd

Quantity Surveyor:

Principal Designer:
KLH Architects Ltd

M&E Engineers:
One Creative Environments Ltd

Structural Engineer:


The Trust desire was to produce a ground breaking mental health environment that truly reflected the needs and requirements of their patients and in a twenty-first century NHS.

To achieve this on Cherrydown and Kelvendon Ward required the works area to be stripped back to core and to then the space reconfigured into single bedroom accommodation with ensuite, communal and office areas. All to be achieved in a live hospital environment within the Basildon Mental Health Unit at Basildon Hospital.

The works included extensive demolition and strip-out of existing installations, new window/panels/doors, sanitaryware, flooring, anti-ligature furnishing and fittings, adaptation of fire and security systems, replacement mechanical & electrical as well as landscaping of the interior courtyard and exterior garden areas