Architect's visualisation of the entrance to the new Stage 1 Building

Architect’s visualisation of the entrance to the new Stage 1 Building

CONNECT is the public art programme for the redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

It will bring a unique quality to the new patient and public environments, that reflects the hospital’s values of compassionate care for all.

The programme was launched in November 2016 and will result in commissions throughout the hospital including waiting rooms, treatment rooms, corridors and even the roof garden.



3 Photography Commission Opportunities & Lead Photographer Announced

The Lead Photographer is announced for the commission to create photographs for 37 Waiting Rooms across the redeveloped hospital

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Evaluator appointed

A consultant has been selected to provide a robust and credible evaluation of the Arts & Wayfinding programme

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Current Commissions

View the latest commissions for 3Ts below:

Lifts and Corridors

The wayfinding strategy for the 3Ts Redevelopment will mean that visitors to the new hospital buildings will be able to navigate using feature wall artworks, as well as the standard signage system.

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Sharon Ting, a textile artist who creates colourful abstract panels for public spaces, has been appointed to develop an aesthetic approach to the whole Sanctuary space within the 3Ts redevelopment.

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Welcome Spaces

Artist Kate Blee was appointed to engage with BDP Architects to incorporate an artistic approach to the design of the hospital reception areas.

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Waiting Rooms

31 of the waiting rooms in the 3Ts development will display photographic artworks, delivered as a partnership between the Trust, Photoworks, Willis Newson and the University of Brighton.

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