Worthing Hospital Education Centre, Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road, Worthing

Worthing Hospital Education Centre, Worthing Hospital, Lyndhurst Road,
Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 2DH

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Invite To Tender For Food / Drink Opportunity Within District Hospital Education Centre


Worthing Hospital is a medium sized district Hospital located in the heart of the Town Centre situated on a plot of approx 15 acres. Originally opened in 1881 the Hospital has expanded over the years and currently provides employment for over 3,700 staff, 500 inpatient beds and a further 500 outpatient appointments per day. The Hospital is a busy vibrant place to work and is divided into four wings with various specialist clinics running from self contained buildings situated on the Hospital site. To the front of the Hospital on Lyndhurst Road there is a pay & display car park for in excess of 150 cars.

Worthing itself is a popular seaside town with a population in excess of 105,000 and is situated in between the cities of Brighton (13 miles east) and Chichester (18 miles west). Worthing mainline railway station with its regular services along the southcoast and north to London (journey time of 90 minutes) is located a 15 minute walk from the Hospital. The Hospital is situated on a popular bus route and is largely surrounded by residential houses although their is a Waitrose supermarket within 500 yards to the front and a large recreation ground (Homefield Park) located to the rear.


An opportunity to tender to take on the cafe / concession within the Worthing Hospital Education Centre (WHEC). The Trust is looking for a food/beverage partner that can deliver a high-quality variety of food (both hot and cold), snacks and drinks at affordable prices. The space is located at ground floor level and is located to the rear of the Hospital. WHEC interlinks with the main Hospital but also benefits from its own private entrance off Park Avenue. The Education Centre is a purpose built educational facility delivering excellence in medical education through quality training and innovation. The Centre provides an excellent range of conference and seminar facilities. There are two seminar/tutorial rooms, two lecture theatres, and a hall that can be used as a teaching room or a function room for events. All rooms are well equipped with audio-visual facilities. The Tender comprises of the former cafe / restaurant / concession located within the centre and is accessed via roller shutter door and separate pedestrian entrance. Internally the space provides an open plan servery area with small store with interlinking commercial kitchen which benefits from natural light. The Trust require an operator to largely provide take-away goods however they may be able to provide a small seating area in the main WHEC reception. There are WC's located close-by to the concession. The space will need to provide a mixed food and drink offering to staff & visitors and will need to be open 5 days a week from 8am until 5pm (as a minimum). The Trust may consider an occupier having a serving hatch directly out onto Park Avenue so that their business can attract public trade but this would be strictly for take-aways only. Further details by way of further negotiation via the Tender process.


Name/FloorSq FtSq MRentAvailability
Ground Servery19317.93On ApplicationAvailable
Ground Kitchen Area40437.53On ApplicationAvailable
Ground Store302.79On ApplicationAvailable

Tender Information

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  • On Instructions From University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tender Open Until 29th January 2024
  • Rare Opportunity To Lease Space Within Education Centre at Worthing Hospital
  • Potential For Public Take Away From Roadside
  • Suit Variety of Commercial Food / Drink Operators
  • Contact Sole Agents For Tender Pack & Block Viewing Times