Sammon Avenue Sidewalk Closure

The sidewalk on the North side of Sammon Avenue is temporarily closed due to City of Toronto work within the area. Please use the sidewalk on the south side of Sammon Avenue and enter/exit MGH via the main Coxwell Avenue entrance. Read more

Redevelopment: Project Timeline

Summer 2018

  • Existing electrical infrastructure upgrades begin
  • Public parking relocated to lot on Sammon Avenue west of Coxwell Avenue
  • Contractor trailer office complex installed
  • Temporary emergency exits for H and F wings created
  • Construction plywood fencing erected around construction site

Fall 2018

  • Site services including water and sanitary relocated
  • F podium demolished
  • Admitting driveway off of Sammon Avenue permanently closed
  • Shoring and excavation begins

Winter 2018/2019

  • Oxygen tank farm off of Sammon Avenue removed and new oxygen concentrator installed, allowing the hospital to generate its own oxygen supply
  • E wing demolished

Summer 2019

  • Shoring and excavation complete
  • Two cranes installed onsite
  • Construction of the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre and three storey podium structures begins 


  • Interior finishes for the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre and three storey podium begins
  • Construction of exterior building envelop/facade begins


  • The Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre and three storey podium completed


  • Patients and staff move into the Ken and Marilyn Patient Care Centre and three storey podium
  • Renovations to existing spaces including maternal newborn and child clinics, food and retail services, diagnostic imaging, and child and youth out-patient mental health programs begins
  • A,B,C, F wings & D podium prepared for demolition
  • A, B, C F wings and D podium demolished


  • Construction of new main Coxwell Avenue entrance and U shaped driveway
  • Exterior Coxwell Avenue landscaping completed
  • Restoration of the exterior facade of D wing
  • Campus redevelopment complete

* Please note that dates listed above are subject to change and will be updated as more information becomes available

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