Queenstown Country Club


PHOTO: SUPPLIED A Queenstown Country Club independent living unit. The new Southern Cross Central Lakes Hospital will be built on land next to the club.

A new surgical hospital will open on the outskirts of Queenstown by late 2021.

The Central Lakes Trust (CLT) on Wednesday confirmed it will build a new hospital on land next to the Queenstown Country Club on State Highway 6 in a joint venture with Southern Cross Hospitals.

Work on the new facility will start in mid-2020 and is expected to be completed by late 2021.

It will be developed by Sanderson Group and leased to the joint venture. Southern Cross Hospitals will manage the facility with CLT as an investment partner.