Key point of hospital construction marked

The work on the new hospital is well underway Credit: ITV News

A ceremony is due to take place this morning to mark a significant point in the construction of the new West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

Copeland MP Jamie Reed will unveil a plaque on the roof of the building which is due to be completed by December next year.

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Whitehaven hospital work

Bosses at the new West Cumberland Hospital say building work is on track to be finished in a year's time. The £90 million pound hospital will open to patients in Spring 2015.