Northern Beaches Hospital

New South Wales
Contract type
Design and construct
Healthscope Limited
  • Building
2015 to 2018

World-class health assets to support local communities

CPB Contractors delivered Sydney’s Northern Beaches Hospital in Frenchs Forest, New South Wales in 2018.

The nine-storey hospital includes 488 beds, a state-of-the-art emergency department with a medical centre, 14 operating theatres, mental health facilities, a helipad for emergency transport, retail and customer services and 1,400 car spaces.

Construction began in February 2015 and the hospital opened in 2018.

At its peak, the design and construction of this project provided employment for approximately 700 people.

The Northern Beaches Hospital development is a design and construction project for the operator, Healthscope. Healthscope will operate the entire hospital for 20 years, after which the public portion will be handed back to the state. They will then continue to operate the private hospital for a total of 40 years.

The project scope included:

  • Design of facility from concept;
  • Environmental approvals;
  • Construction of 70,000m2 hospital;
  • Construction of 40,000m2 car park – 1,400 car spaces;
  • Construction of campus wide roads, support infrastructure;
  • 50 space emergency department;
  • 14 operating theatres, 2 cardiac catheter labs and 4 procedure rooms;
  • State of the art intensive care and six surgical suites;
  • Landscaping;
  • Services augmentation;
  • Commissioning and training; and
  • Facilities. 

The hospital was the first to be built on a greenfield site in Sydney in 20 years.

Northern Beaches hospital
Northern Beaches Hospital

2018 Australian Construction Achievement Award finalist

Northern Beaches Hospital was selected as a finalist for the 2018 Australian Construction Achievement Award (ACAA). The ACAA is presented by the Australian Constructors Association and Engineers Australia to acknowledge Australia’s best construction projects.
Across all areas of evaluation the project demonstrated high performance, including safety, time, cost, quality and sustainability, as well as leadership.

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