Werribee Mercy Hospital Stage 1C

Werribee Mercy Hospital Stage 1C

Werribee has a new landmark: a striking six level building on Princes Highway that signposts Werribee Mercy Hospital as the cornerstone of support and care for the Wyndham community. The new four level extension, known as Stage 1C, provides 6 new operating theatres, Central Sterile Supply Department, 64 inpatient unit beds including 8 critical care beds and additional associated works including car parking for 140 cars.

The design puts patient care as the highest priority, ensuring safe and efficient operational requirements are achieved within a serene environment that affords views and attractive aspects to all patient beds.

Realised from design to completion in three years, the multidisciplinary team led by Architectus devised a structural, staging, acoustic and servicing strategy that allowed the original two level hospital to maintain operations during construction of the four levels above.

This is the second collaboration between Architectus and international health architects HDR, following their partnership on the award winning Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Project Sheet

Project Summary

Client
Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria
Location
Princes Highway Werribee, VIC
Floor area
8800 m²
Completed
June 2018
Original value
$87m
Contact
Ruth Wilson