Project:

Former North Wales Hospital, Denbighshire

Overview:

The former hospital is in a poor condition following recent arson attacks and severe vandalism. The project will demolish, decontaminate and clean the site so that it's suitable for residential development and employment premises. In doing so, the aim is to attract private investment and create opportunities for businesses to relocate, expand, delivering new job opportunities.

Ambition North Wales is working with lead sponsor, Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK to develop this project.

Lead Sponsor:

 

Objectives

Job Creation

Up to 74 new jobs in the region

New Business Land

Develop 1,100m2 of land suitable for businesses

Residential Developments

Development of residential land for 300 homes

Investment Targets

£4m

Growth Deal

£0m

Other Public Sector

£70m

Private Sector

£74m

Total Investment

Which stage has the project reached?

Stage01.
Determine the Project context:

The planning phase of the spending proposal. Assessing the strategic context for the project and demonstrating how it provides synergy with other projects within the portfolio.

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Stage02.
Preparing the Strategic Outline Case:

The scoping phase of the project. Making the case for change and identifying the preferred way forward.

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Stage03.
Preparing the Outline Business Case:

The planning phase for the project. Identifying the options that provide value for money, confirming the affordability of the project and determining the arrangements for the successful delivery of the project. 

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Stage04.
Approval of the Outline Business Case:

The Outline Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the procurement phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage05.
Preparing the Full Business Case:

The procurement phase of the project. Recording the findings of the procurement and confirming the management arrangements for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the project.  

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Stage06.
Approval of the Full Business Case:

The Full Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the implementation phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage07.
Project implementation and monitoring:

The project implementation phase. The Full Business Case is used as a reference point to deliver the project and monitor progress. 

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Stage08.
Project Evaluation:

The post project implementation stage. Evaluating how well the project was delivered and lessons learnt.  The Full Business Case is used to determine the extent the anticipated benefits were delivered and realised.

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Key Members

  • Huw Jones Chairman, Jones Bros. Civil Engineering UK
  • David Mathews Land and Property Programme Manager
  • Thomas Boome Land and Property Project Manager