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Group News from MAT and MAT FM

We work across a diverse and exciting range of healthcare and life science facilities. We are very proud of all our successful projects and want to share them with you. This section is updated frequently so please check back regularly for the latest news from MAT and MAT FM.

Imperial College London

Two new ISO Class 6 Cleanrooms

As main designer and contractor, MAT developed a design built around the complex research equipment and specialist tools that would be housed in the new cleanrooms.


Wansbeck Hospital

Major theatre refurbishment

MAT is the main contractor on Wansbeck Hospital’s current refurbishment project, which sees the turnkey upgrade of six operating theatres including recovery, clean corridor and adjacent auxiliary areas. 

University Hospital Crosshouse

Upgrade of laboratory to CL3

MAT was commissioned by the board to design a scheme for the major refurbishment of an existing laboratory, having worked successfully together on earlier operating theatre projects.  

Preparing operating theatres

A return to normal use

MAT FM has been awarded a major contract with a leading private healthcare provider to change the HEPA filters in 13 of its theatres while they are not in use during the coronavirus pandemic. MAT FM already holds the 3-year service contract for all sites in the network, maintaining the operating theatres in optimum condition with regular visits and 24/7 support.


Queen’s Hospital Burton

UCV theatres for new treatment centre

MAT is proud to have been part of the team that delivered the new £25m treatment centre for Queen’s Hospital Burton, installing two ultraclean operating theatres as part of the centre’s state-of the-art facilities for orthopaedic surgery.

Aberystwyth University – VetHub1

Laboratory suite for innovation cluster

MAT has successfully handed over the high-specification CL3 and CL2 laboratory suite that forms part of this commercially driven research platform. 

iSIGHT Clinic

Upgrade of ventilation and controls

iSIGHT has always placed great emphasis on the importance of offering its patients the most technologically advanced treatment arena. When ventilation and temperature control in the operating theatre had to be upgraded to bring it in line with the latest standards outlined in HTM 03-01, iSIGHT needed to find a specialist contractor that would be able to take on this complex project.

Macclesfield District Hospital

Theatre upgrade

East Cheshire NHS Trust is an integrated community and acute trust serving a large population across the region. It operates two hospitals with inpatient services, the main one being Macclesfield District General Hospital.

H₂0₂ Decontamination

Effective disinfection of sensitive areas

MAT FM is now able to offer hydrogen peroxide decontamination of operating theatres, recovery areas, critical care, sterile services, aseptic suites, cleanrooms and containment laboratories. It can be carried out by our trained service engineers prior to handover of a completed new build or refurbishment project, or as part of a regular periodic maintenance proposition, or as an emergency call out.

Ramsay Renacres Hospital

Theatre upgrade and extension

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed an operating theatre project at Ramsay Health Care’s Renacres Hospital in Ormskirk. The hospital is committed to ongoing investment in advanced medical technology and decided to bring its operating theatre suites up to the latest standards

Countess of Chester Hospital

Theatre refurbishment and upgrade

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has completed another successful theatre refurbishment, this time at the Countess of Chester Hospital. This 600-bed large district general hospital, operated by the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust, serves patients from Western Cheshire, Ellesmere Port, Neston and North Wales.

Torbay Hospital

Theatre refurbishment and upgrade

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed work at Torbay Hospital, installing two new ECO-flow™ ultraclean ventilation (UCV) canopies as part of a major refurbishment project. MAT was brought in after the hospital closed two of its operating theatres following concerns about the resilience of the air handling units.

Fairfield Independent Hospital

UCV canopy, lay-up cabinet and disinfection

MAT was appointed after Fairfield Independent Hospital carried out a formal tender process and the board approved its business case, which demonstrated a clear understanding of the requirements and project drivers, supported by straightforward, concise project proposals that gave cost certainty and evidence of flexibility of installation to meet surgical demands.

Nuffield Health Chester

Two new ECO-flow™ UCV canopies

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has installed two ECO-flow™ ultraclean operating canopies at Nuffield Health Chester, the Grosvenor Hospital, working with main contractor DD Porter Construction.

Bedford Hospital

Theatre refurbishment and upgrade

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed the refurbishment of a pre-existing operating theatre complex at Bedford Hospital, upgrading both theatres 3 and 4 with the addition of ECO-flow™ Dynamic ultraclean ventilation (UCV) systems.

University Hospital Lewisham

A turnkey refurbishment project

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed work on Theatres 3 and 4 in the Riverside Treatment Centre at University Hospital Lewisham, upgrading them from conventional to ultraclean as part of a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) lifecycle and upgrade programme.

CL3 laboratory

Lab for a leading UK university

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed a high specification Containment Level 3 (CL3) facility for a leading UK university that wanted to expand its research capability.

Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

5-year service contract

MAT FM has been awarded a 5-year critical ventilation service and maintenance contract for the Hospital of St Cross and University Hospital, both of which are managed by the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

Ramsay Tees Valley Hospital

Specialist equipment package

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed work at Tees Valley Hospital, a brand new £23m hospital provided by WW Medical Facilities and operated by Ramsay Health Care UK, designed to be a bespoke, patient-centred environment for care and treatment.

George Eliot Hospital

Total turnkey theatre upgrade

After the success of an earlier project at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust in Nuneaton, Medical Air Technology (MAT) has completed another major theatre refurbishment and upgrade on the site, further improving flexibility and patient flow.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Specialist equipment package

Medical Air Technology (MAT) recently completed the total refurbishment of four ultraclean operating theatres at Sheffield’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital. working with Kier and NG Bailey MAT was specified for the project by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Harrogate District Hospital

Total turnkey theatre upgrade

When Harrogate District Hospital, managed by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, wanted to completely refurbish and upgrade another of its operating theatres to make it suitable for orthopaedic surgery, Medical Air Technology (MAT) presented a total turnkey solution that combined competitive pricing with a world-class ultraclean ventilation (UCV) system and accompanying equipment package, ensuring patients and staff would benefit from the very best surgical facilities and supporting the hospital’s vision of providing “excellence every time”.

Fairfield General Hospital

Preparing for an increase in patient numbers

MAT recently completed work at Fairfield General Hospital, Bury. The hospital is managed by the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and is one of the main sites for elective surgery in the North Manchester area. The project has doubled the number of ultraclean theatres in the seven-theatre suite from two to four and increased the hospital’s orthopaedic capacity.


New CL3 suite

The best research deserves the best facilities, and when the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) needed a new purpose-built suite of microbiology containment laboratories for Dr Serge Mostowy.

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