Stobhill Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre (ACAD), Glasgow

Stobhill Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre (ACAD), in Glasgow, is a state-of-the-art diagnostics day care hospital. The centre was built within an existing operating hospital estate on a confined site. PFI project with single bidder. Construction value: £47m. Faithful+Gould provided the following services: Cost advice to client’s technical advisor team, preparation of outline and full business case and public sector comparator, preparation of whole life cost studies and appraising the validity, competitiveness and value for money aspects of bidder’s Capex. The challenge was demonstrating value for money on a single action tender and carrying out value management studies without compromising the client’s aspirations for the project. Outcome: Provision of a robust public sector comparator, demonstrable value for money submission from single point submission.

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