Rafferty Lightning Protection have been appointed to deliver a brand new BSEN 62305 Lightning protection system to a Grade II Listed former Hospital complex which is being converted into Student accommodation.
The site, which has stood empty for more than a decade now has permission to be built on. The hospital first closed 11 years ago and has been left empty ever since. All other post-war buildings on the site have since been demolished and the area has been used as a car park. However, the former nurses’ home and outpatients clinic remain due to being listed.
The former nurses’ accommodation building (the larger of the two listed buildings) will be renovated, extended and renovated/converted, The former outpatients clinic building (the smaller of the two listed buildings), modern extensions will be demolished, new extensions built, and renovated/converted. There will be a common room, gym and study areas located centrally within the building
The student accommodation will be contained within the former nurses accommodation, the former outpatients clinic and the new five-storey building.
Rafferty Lightning Protection were responsible for the design, supply, installation and testing of a new Lightning Protection System throughout the development.