Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

THE NEW HOSPITAL.

DELAY IN THE PJ.ANS

Mr A. T?. Griffin, architect, waited :i;,on tho Nelson Hospital and Charitable Aid Board yesterday in regard to the plans and, specifications oi the new hospital He said that some months .•igo the Department consented to 3lr Anderson, consulting engineer for nien■£sil hospitals, supplyig plans and specifications for lighting and dealing tho tuilding, but hi.s services luid been *o ip.uch hi demand that lie liail beer, amuble to attend to the matter. Sir Griffin said his work could be ready in one week.

The chairman said the impression with the public was that the Board was to blame for the delay.

Mr Lock said that apparently the huilt iav with the Department.

Mr Hcailt moved that a special meeting of the Board be held in 'i fortnight's time to peruse the specifications and i.-ali for tenders, without the lighting and heating. In seconding pro. forma, Mr Macmalion said he thought it uould be a mistake to call for tenders without the lighting and heating. Ho .suggested t'lat Mr Griffin should go to Wellington to consult with Mr Anderson in rej.;ard to this important matter, and by next meeting perhaps the lioard could consider tho whole plans a.nd speciJicalions. Mr Lock said tho rentier bad been 'delayed so long that ho did not think i: •advisable to "rush it through now The chairman agreed that plans for lighting and heating should be included in the general plan. Mr Lock moved that Mr Griffin be authorised to confer with Mr Anderson regarding plans and .wpeciPicatioas .for lighting and heating;, with a view to facilitating the completion of tho plans tif the hospital. Mr Minn seconded. Mr Bell thought that the lighting and Leating should be included in the plans. The "amendment was carried, Mr floult opposing.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/TC19150902.2.36.3

Bibliographic details

THE NEW HOSPITAL., Colonist, Volume LVII, Issue 13862, 2 September 1915

Word Count
301

THE NEW HOSPITAL. Colonist, Volume LVII, Issue 13862, 2 September 1915

Working