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Swanke Hayden Connell eyes health care with takeover

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American-owned Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has taken over health-care specialist George Trew Dunn Partnership in a bid to win lucrative PFI projects.

Swanke Hayden Connell Architects acquired the mid-sized practice to gain from its health-care design expertise.

Managing director David Hughes said his firm had earmarked the health-care sector as a growth area, but lacked the track record to attract the multimillion-pound government contracts. George Trew Dunn Partnership had the experience but was too small to manage the projects, he said.

'The way the PFI works, with the risk and responsibility, means there is a natural tendency towards big practices, 'Hughes said.

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