Work to finish the construction of the Midland Metropolitan hospital will continue after the government announced a £350 million fund to complete the project.
Building work on the new hospital stalled after the collapse of Wolverhampton-based construction company Carillion in 2018.
This funding follows the government’s recent commitments of £2.7 billion to fund six new hospitals, £850 million for 20 hospital upgrades and £100 million towards developing business case proposals for new building projects across 34 hospitals.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, said:
Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust's boss, Toby Lewis confirmed that the new builders were likely to Balfour Beatty.
The hospital is expected to be completed in April 2022.
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