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Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry (Cost)

Volume 774: debated on Monday 25 November 1968

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present total estimated cost, including land, of the new Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry; and what was the original estimate.

The present total estimated cost of this hospital, including land, is £8·87 million. The total estimated building cost first shown for this project in the Civil Estimates for 1963–64 was £6·54 million, giving a total estimated cost at prices then ruling, including land, of £6·69 million. These figures exclude the estimated cost of the psychiatric unit now being planned.