Cannon Design Ltd. has been selected to lead the planning, design and compliance aspects of both the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital project and the redevelopment of the former Peel Memorial Hospital.
The Joseph Brant Memorial project — the hospital’s first major redevelopment in more than 40 years — will include the construction of a new, six-storey patient-care tower and significant renovations to existing space, including 77 additional inpatient beds; expansion of the diagnostic imaging and medical diagnostics unit; new operating rooms, post-anaesthetic care unit and expanded ambulatory procedures area; a new ambulatory care and cancer centre; a new main entrance; and a new laboratory.
The project will also see the construction of a new, stand-alone power plant that will serve the expanded facility. Committed to environmental sustainability, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital has also targeted LEED Silver certification for the new facility.
For Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, Cannon Design is partnering with Montgomery Sisam as the planning, design and compliance team, and will provide residents of the Central West Local Health Integration Network with specialized, patient-centred care in a modern facility. Main areas of services will include: urgent care and day surgeries; diagnostic services, including CT and bone density scans; women’s and children’s wellness programs; mental health and addictions programs; seniors’ wellness and family health; preventative care for chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma.
The planning, design and compliance team will establish the guidelines and performance requirements the successful building team must meet when preparing their designs for the new hospitals. The team will also monitor construction progress and provide coordination and oversight services throughout the course of the project.
Once the planning, design and compliance aspects are completed, the hospital and Infrastructure Ontario will issue a request for qualifications for a company to design, build and finance the projects, using the alternative financing and procurement model.