Southmead HDU

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High Dependency Unit

The High Dependency Unit (HDU) was constructed alongside the existing Weston Ward Block at Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

The Unit provides Male and Female accommodation incorporating en-suite facilities, kitchen, dining area and clinic. The High Dependency Unit was constructed in accordance with the latest Building Regulations on behalf of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

All new in-room mechanical and electrical services installed were selected to be anti-ligature compliant in line with current NHS Legislation.

Expertise provided by BJP:

  • Diversions – Gas/Water Disconnection
  • Mechanical Supply & Extract Ventilation
  • Mains Water Pressure Boosting Installation
  • Domestic Water Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Remote Mechanical & Electrical Services Isolation Facility


  • Automatic Controls
  • Electrical Power
  • Internal & External Lighting
  • Staff Attack & Call Systems
  • Security Systems
  • Lightning Protection System

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