Commendation for one of the UK's most complex interim healthcare schemes

Stoke University HospitalPortakabin has received a second award commendation for its delivery of a highly complex ward and theatre building at Royal Stoke University Hospital. The 4,200sqm facility was completed in less than four months to help meet the increasing demand for orthopaedic services.

In recognition of the success of the project, Portakabin has now been highly commended at the Offsite Awards in the Public Sector Project of the Year category. More than 200 industry leaders gathered to celebrate off-site construction at the NEC in Birmingham. With over 160 exemplary entries, these annual awards recognise pioneering and landmark projects, and manufacturing excellence.

Portakabin was also highly commended for the Constructing Excellence West Midlands Project of the Year Award.

The highly serviced £13.5 million building at Royal Stoke accommodates clean air theatres for orthopaedic procedures, a recovery room, ward bays and single ensuite rooms.