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Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

ProjectQueen Elizabeth Hospital
CountyBirmingham
SectorHealthcare
Project value£545 million
ArchitectBDP (Building Design Partnership)
SubcontractorPermasteelisa
CAB memberSecuristyle
SystemPermasteelisa

Built to the highest specification the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a bright and welcoming environment for visitors and patients. The Securistyle Parallel Hinge System means that windows can be opened a small amount whilst still allowing optimum natural ventilation and air flow through the buildings, fresh air is vital in keeping wards free of infection. Furthermore, the Parallel hinge is perfectly suited to this type of project as the opening distance is much less than a standard vent, meaning windows can remain open without the risk of a child or vulnerable patient falling