The estimated cost to replace a Linear Accelerator in its current location is approximately £1.5 million. Relocation costs vary depending on preparations required and where the Linear Accelerator is being relocated to. Relocation to a site with a ready-to-use bunker could cost around £1.5 million per Linear Accelerator. Relocation to a new site could cost substantially more, and would depend on a number of factors including, acquisition of land and the building of bunkers.
As part of the Mount Vernon Strategic Review, a range of options will be developed to improve travel times for patients requiring radiotherapy.