(Press release Selby District Council:) Selby, 28 September 2009 - The preferred bidder to deliver the brand new joint community hospital and civic centre development in Selby has been chosen, following a comprehensive tender process. NHS North Yorkshire and York and Selby District Council will now work alongside BAM Construction to develop the programme to build the innovative scheme. The team from BAM will now set about finalising details of how the project will be delivered on behalf of the Council and NHS Trust, including identifying and market-testing build costs. The company, which has offices in Leeds, is responsible for a number of projects in the region, such as the restoration of the Royal Hall in Harrogate, the Sheffield Arts Tower, developments at the University of York and Selby College. It is a leading healthcare contractor in the UK.