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 enliven and humanise the new patient and public environments, reflecting the hospital’s values of compassionate care for all.

Connect was launched in November 2016 for the 3Ts redevelopment and will result in commissions throughout the new hospital including in waiting rooms, treatment rooms, corridors and even the gardens.



Photographers talk about creating work for the 36 Waiting Rooms in the new hospital in 4 new short films

Visit locations across Sussex and see them through the eyes of leading photographers in these 4 new short films by filmmaker Vasil Dzhagalov. The films feature Helen Sear, Murray Ballard, Zoe Childerley, and Celine Marchbank.

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Hospital courtyard to be enhanced by a panoramic mosaic panel the length of a cricket pitch featuring the Kemptown seafront

Designs by Sussex-based artist Marion Brandis featuring seagulls, fishing buoys and the Kemptown seafront were approved recently. These colourful sculptural works will be sited across courtyards and roof terraces of the new hospital.

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Current Commissions

View the latest commissions for 3Ts below:

Applied – Artworks in Quiet Rooms and Treatment Areas

Artist Hannah Maybank has been appointed to create a suite of printed and stencilled artworks to be applied to 26 Quiet Rooms and 15 Treatment Rooms within the new hospital

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Emerge is helping to improve staff morale and wellbeing during the transitional move from the old hospital into the new 3Ts Redevelopment

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The Crucible

Brighton-based arts collective Nimbus has been working with artist Daniel Locke on ‘Crucible’, a permanent artwork and online archive celebrating the history and heritage of the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

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Art and Wayfinding: Lifts and Corridors

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

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