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David Bailey Furniture Systems Ltd.
12 Lysander Close
Pysons Road Industrial Estate
Kent CT10 2YJ


01843 604896

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From the M2 take the A299 (Thanet Way, Junction 7), then the A253 (Ramsgate). When you get to the new double roundabouts take the first left into Haine Road (A256).

From Haine Road turn right into Margate Road (A256), then turn left into Pysons Road, take the third left into Patricia Way and Pysons Road Industrial Estate, then take the first left into Lysander Close where you will find David Bailey Furniture Systems.

About this project

We have completed a £1.25 million hospital furniture installation at Southmead Hospital‘s new state-of-the-art Brunel building in Bristol. We were selected for this project by contractor Carillion.

Dave Read, Package Manager for Carillion, said:

“Our experience working with David Bailey on this project and previous projects has always been one of top quality customer service, and we look forward to working with them on future contracts.”

Healthcare Furniture
Healthcare Furniture For Southmead Hospital
Hospital Furniture
Specialist Healthcare Furniture
Exercise Bars In The Gym Area At Southmead Hospital
Grab Rails And Shower Fittings
Fitted Healthcare Furniture For Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Bathroom Fittings For Southmead Hospital
Stainless Steel Sinks And Fitted Healthcare Furniture
Sinks And Washing Facilities
Bullnose Worktops
Washing Facilities
Hospital Furniture For Southmead Hospital
Healthcare Furniture For Southmead Hospital In Bristol

Furniture installed

We manufactured the following healthcare furniture:

  • 3,050 individual base and wall storage units
  • For 23 wards and 24 operating theatres
  • 820 pieces of worktop, totalling 1,500 metres
  • Trespa worktops
  • Additional fittings and equipment such as:
    • Exercise bars
    • Mobile gym mats
    • Grab rails
    • Washroom dispensers
    • Work benches

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Healthcare furniture at Southmead Hospital

Trevor Gillman, Managing Director for David Bailey Furniture Systems, said: “From the beginning of the installation in September 2012, we knew this was going to be our most challenging project to date.

“Due to the size and complexity of the new development it was no surprise that we encountered a few delays on site which squeezed our installation window, meaning the majority of our hospital furniture was manufactured and installed between March and June 2013.

“The main hospital building is immense with a floor space of 115,000sq m across six storeys, so at the peak of activity we had 12 fitters on site to ensure all work was completed within the required timeframes.” Trevor Gillman, Managing Director, David Bailey Furniture.

“This project was the first time we had been asked to procure such a large variety of additional fittings and equipment: exercise bars, mobile gym mats, grab rails, washroom dispensers, hooks, notice boards, seats, work benches, even works of art! We counted 9,650 additional items in total.

“In my 24 years working at David Bailey Furniture Systems, this has been by far our largest undertaking and one of the most rewarding projects to be involved in.”

3,050 base & wall storage units

Among its extensive scope of works on site, we installed 3,050 individual base and wall storage units in a range of different sizes across 23 ward areas and 24 operating theatres. In addition, we fitted 820 individual pieces of worktop totalling approximately 1,500 metres.

Of the 6,500 rooms we installed furniture in the Critical Care Area on Level 2 is a good example of the sheer scale of the contract. Consisting of 12 bedrooms, two isolation lobbies, dirty and clean utility areas, a resuscitation station and various staff bases, we supplied fitted storage units for all areas in addition to secure drugs cupboards and a Trespa worktop with resin sink for the laboratory area.

Quote from client, Carillion

Dave Read, Package Manager for Carillion Plc, said: “When we selected David Bailey as our hospital furniture supplier for this major project, we had an ongoing relationship with them from previous large scale hospital projects, so we were confident in their ability to deliver the high level of finish required.

“We weren’t disappointed with David Bailey; not only did they supply and fit a huge range of HTM compliant storage units and worktops in various sizes and specifications, they also sourced a wide variety of additional items.

“The attention to detail of their fitters on site was particularly appreciated, especially towards the end of the project. Managing Director Trevor Gillman managed the project, and he paid considerable attention to support his on-site team, to ensure the successful delivery.

“Our experience working with David Bailey on this project and previous projects has always been one of top quality customer service, and we look forward to working with them on future contracts.” 

Healthcare furniture by David Bailey

The fitted healthcare furniture we supply is manufactured at our factory in Broadstairs, Kent. We provide specialist, HTM 63 and HTM 71 compliant furniture and storage units, specialising in the healthcare and hospital market. We have installed fitted healthcare furniture to many UK hospitals, health centres, clinics and GP surgeries, including Guys & St. Thomas Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, North Middlesex University Hospital and Northwick Park Hospital. Architects and Contractors rely on us because they know we are well established and professional and our durable furniture is manufactured in Britain with craftsmanship and professionalism. We also install our furniture into a facility, so there is no need to ensure a contractor has installation instructions.

Supporting the NHS through the Coronavirus pandemic

Our factory has been operational throughout the Coronavirus pandemic and we have been able to support the NHS by responding quickly to orders for furniture at several facilities, including Peterborough City Hospital, Hillingdon Hospital, Royal Preston Hospital and also furniture for mobile CT scanner units in Hull.

Southmead Hospital healthcare furniture – where to find out more

Are you specifying fitted healthcare furniture for a healthcare facility or hospital? See short videos of our furniture being made and read testimonials from other architects, contractors and healthcare customers about working with us.

You can see our range of healthcare furniture here.

Or please get in touch with us to discuss a project. Or call us on 01843 604896.