A new medical centre for the Grove Medical Practice is progressing well with the steel frame beginning to shape the new building. Burleigh Street Medical Centre will replace the Practice's old, outdated and cramped premises, to transform healthcare services for the local community.
Yesterday, P+HS Architects attended the prestigious Building Better Healthcare Awards at The Brewery in London. We had two projects shortlisted: The Endeavour Unit at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough for South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Houghton Primary Care Centre for Sunderland Teaching Primary Care Trust.
Houghton Primary Care Centre scooped another award this month at the Constructing Excellence North East Awards. The quality of this years CENE Award submissions was described as ‘outstanding’ by Chief Executive Cartiona Lingwood and Houghton beat off formidable competition to secure the Legacy Award for Sustainability.
Yesterday I had the honour of being part of the team to receive the award from the BRE for the, now confirmed, Outstanding award under BREEAM Healthcare for Houghton Primary Care Centre. The Award was made to Steve Naylor from Sunderland PCT at the IHEEM conference in Manchester.
The team for Houghton le Spring Primary Care Centre are celebrating the achievement of BREEAM Outstanding at the Design stage: the first Outstanding awarded for a Health building in the UK. Designed by P+HS, the development for Sunderland Teaching Primary Care Trust is being constructed by Willmott Dixon and is due for completion in Summer 2011.