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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.

Royal Sussex County Hospital

MAT delivered the turnkey design and build of the new radiopharmacy suite that forms part of the huge Brighton 3Ts redevelopment project. The suite has a hot lab and a cleanroom

Wansbeck General Hospital

Wansbeck General Hospital is the first in the country to have MAT’s ECO-flow™ Stealth flush-to-ceiling UCV canopy, now installed in two of its theatres as part of a major refurbishment programme.

UCLH, Central London

MAT installed eight operating theatres in the purpose-built surgical centre within the new proton beam therapy unit at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust’s Grafton Way Building.

University of Warwick

Three new CL3 suites at the University of Warwick enable scientists to conduct cutting-edge research into infectious diseases, installed in this turnkey design-and-build project from MAT.

Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Following a competitive tendering process, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust appointed Medical Air Technology (MAT) to replace its existing containment level 3 (CL3) facilities.

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.

Walsall Manor Hospital

MAT was brought in to design and refurbish two UCV operating theatre suites, delivering a “top class” environment.

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.

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.


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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.  

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.

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.

H2O2 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.

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.

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