The objective of the project is to extend and renovate Montecelo Hospital to transform it into one of the most-state-of-the-art hospitals in the region.

The services provided by Pontevedra’s Provincial Hospital will be transferred to Montecelo Hospital. Montecelo Hospital must accordingly undergo a major expansion and renovation to amalgamate all the services into one hospital centre. The project comprises the construction of a new adjoining building, together with the renovation and extension of the existing facilities. The project also seeks to improve operational efficiency and medical services.

Main project features:

  • Surface area: hospital facility of 115,179 m2 + 26,587 m2 of landscaped grounds (54,315 m2 of extension, 18,658 m2 of renovation, 550 m2 for the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), 41,656 m2 of underground car park divided into 4 levels).
  • Bed capacity: 627
  • Number of storeys: the existing building is 11 storeys high (1 storey below ground + ground floor + 9), the new building will feature 6 storeys (3 below ground and 3 above ground)

The new hospital provides:

  • Capacity increase from 301 to 627 beds.
  • Increase in the number of outpatient consulting suites from 63 to 150.
  • Other services include: a dialysis unit (27 stations), day hospital (22 beds), haematology/oncology day hospital (46 beds), day surgery unit (30 spaces), emergency area, surgical block (18 operating rooms), obstetric unit comprising 7 suites (labour, delivery and postpartum (LDRP) rooms,) diagnostic imaging unit and nuclear medicine, kitchen, sterilisation unit, pharmacy, administration department, changing rooms.


Consellería de Sanidade de la Xunta de Galicia

Project Dates

2006 – 2008


ARGOLA (50%)

Project Figures

Amount of contract:
1,998,264.03 €

Amount of works:
119,777,149.08 €