Plans for Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

Welome to the Acute Service Redevelopment

Our Plans

Following the confirmation of the negotiations for the new hospital site , the project team and  project architects have been working on further concept designs.

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Full Business Case for New General Hospital for Dumfries and Galloway - Redacted(5MB)

Clinical Briefs

Draft Outline Business Case incorporating CIG comments (2.3MB) 

Reference Design Floor Plans

Aerial Views and Stacking Diagram (1.4MB)

Concept Diagram - Version 1 (PDF 16MB)

More Information

Latest news

A New Partnership with High Wood Health

Preferred Bidder for New Hospital Announced

Site Preparation Works Have Started

Alterations to Garroch Roundabout Approved

The current timetable for the Project:

  • Outline Business Case Approval May 2013
  • Advertise for bidders in European Journal June 2013
  • Selection of 3 bidders – Sep 2013
  • Preferred Bidder -September 2014
  • Financial close January 2015
  • Anticipated construction start April 2015
  •  Construction commissioning and handover End of 2017
  • Construction complete Dec 2017 
  • Completion of service migration to new hospital Quarter 1 of 2018
  • Commissioning & staff inductions Spring 2018
  • First patients at new hospital Spring 2018

Site Purchased
1:500 Presentation
Preferred site announce

Communications Strategy



The site for the region’s new acute district general hospital is at the Garroch roundabout, off the Dumfries by-pass.

In September 2014 the Board selected High Wood Health as the preferred bidder to build the new hospital. We are now working towards Financial Close and construction will commence in spring 2015.

Please follow the link below for a full update:

New Hospital Update

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or write to us at:
Acute Services Redevelopment Project Team
Nithbank Hospital
DG1 2SA 

Tel:01387 241755