Springfield University Hospital.

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) announced on Monday that it secured government approval to start work on its £150 million development.

SWLSTG has already started construction work on this programme, which will include 839 new homes and a 32-acre public park set to open in 2022.

Ann Beasley CBE, Chairperson of SWLSTG said: “This is the biggest landmark yet in our Estate Modernisation Programme and we are extremely proud of getting permission to go ahead and being able to start work on these brand-new, first class inpatient facilities.