Tilbury Douglas

Derriford Hospital

Visit Length

60 Minutes

Max Group Size

14 People

Booking Status


About the event

The project is based at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.

The project comprises of a new Oncology Extension to the exist department providing a new decant linear accelerator bunker and Brachytherapy treatment suite along with clinical support and planning spaces, anaesthetic room, recovery bays, exam room, staff and patient changing along with WC spaces to the ground floor.

The core critical works relate to the construction of the 2 number bunkers, one LINAC and one Brachytherapy, the method in which these bunkers are constructed are paramount to the robust operation of radiotherapy treatment. Extensive attention to detail with regard to the LINAC bunker has been considered, in particular the wall thickness, Concrete mixes, and most importantly the concrete curing process approximately 580m3 of concrete will be used within the bunkers. Following construction of the bunkers the superstructure consists of part RC frame, with a mixture of composite deck and steelwork completing the 3-storey build.

The programme is currently 125 weeks long and began in September 2022. The project is projected to finish in January 2025


Prior to going on site, visitors will be presented with an introduction of the company overview of the project, a site safety talk, and the opportunity to discuss the career opportunities available. The visitors will then be given a tour of the site and facilities to see what the current progress and activities include

Visitors are welcome on 19th and 20th March 2024 over two sessions.

Session 1. 10am-11am

Session 2.  1pm-2pm



Minimum age: N/A

Get in touch

Our address:
Derriford Road, Plymouth, England, PL6 8DH, United Kingdom

Phoebe Gale
07779 998941

Adrian Izod
07768 640089