The Laird Street Medical Centre due to open in October 2009 but is now expected to be complete in early 2010.
Commenting on the news, Assura development manager Tom Cooke, said: "Whilst it was disappointing to learn of Felton ConstructionвЂ™s demise, we are delighted that our development partner, LSP has now completed a thorough due diligence process leading to the appointment of Nobles Construction enabling work to re-commence as soon as possible.вЂќ
Once completed the new facility will accommodate eight GPs from the nearby Miriam and Cavendish Medical Centres.ADVERTISEMENT
Peter Linford, director at Nobles Construction, said: вЂњAll parties have been able to act very quickly to salvage the scheme and ensure there is minimum delay to operations.
вЂњThis is a perfect scheme for us. We have a proven track record of delivering projects of this kind against client objectives, on time and within budget.
вЂњWeвЂ™re confident we will help deliver a state-of-the-art facility that will improve the access of health care to the local community.вЂќ