The Gem Centre

Client: Wolverhampton & Walsall Accommodation Services Ltd, NIB Capital
and Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust.
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands.
Value: £5.6m.
Year: 2006

Whilst working at Drivers Jonas Deloitte I was the lead project manager for the this health centre, the largest of two new health centres constructed in the Wolverhampton area in the first wave of the Government’s Local Improvement Finance Trust (LIFT) scheme.

The new childrens resource centre provide a gross internal floor area of approximately 3,900 sq m and comprises specialist children’s treatment facilities from physiotherapy and audiology suites to treatment and consulting rooms. General staff and administrative accommodation is also provided.

We were appointed by the bank, NIB Capital, providing finance for the development, to undertake pre-contract due diligence of the design, construction and operational proposals put forward by the PFI Provider and to monitor the works on their behalf.

We were also appointed by the PFI Provider as their Employers Agent as well as acting as Independent Certifier of the completed works.

The works were completed in March 2006 and the facilities became operational in April 2006 in line with Wolverhampton City PCT’s delivery programme.


  • Technical Advisor/Due Diligence
  • Project Management
  • Employers Agent
  • Independent Certifier