P+HS Architects have found a positive way of celebrating the NHS's milestone 70th year.
The company has allocated £70 for every member of staff to be donated to a healthcare charity of their choosing.
Watson Joseph who has joined our Leeds team during a year out from academic studies at Leeds Beckett University, has been shortlisted for CIAT's 2018 Student Awards in Architectural Technology (Project). His university end of year project, a new HQ for Citu, was chosen by CIAT to compete at the award finals in London later this year.
Thanks to Sewell Construction for this first glimpse inside the new library at the Centre @ Burnholme that has just opened to the public.
We are delighted this week with the announcement that James Almond has been appointed as a Director of P+HS Architects.
James has fulfilled the role of Associate Director since October 2017 and is as delighted as we are to be formally joining the rest of the senior management team as a Director. Commenting on the appointment, MD Joe Biggs said:
Huge congratulations to one of our newest recruits in Leeds!
Dariana Nistor was awarded the External Examiner's Prize earlier this month at the End of Year Exhibition for BA Hons Architecture at Huddersfield University. A delighted Dariana said:
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 Burleigh Street Medical Centre will replace the Practice's old, outdated and cramped premises, to transform healthcare services for the local community.
Good to see some brighter weather on site in Grimsby as key worker accommodation for NHS staff takes shape at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital.
The scheme, designed to help North Lincolnshire & Goole NHS FT in attracting more staff, is making good progress and is scheduled for completion later this year, ahead of the September intake of students.
The transformation of five outpatient clinics’ reception and circulation areas at London’s Royal Free Hospital is complete.
Working alongside WT Partnership, Mott McDonald Engineers and Artinsite as well as a wide range of stakeholders from the hospital – clinicians, operational and management staff and Estates, we have successfully created an improved environment for staff and visitors.
The Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate bagged the top prize at the 2017 RICS Awards for the Yorkshire and Humber Region.
Fortis Developments' resubmitted plans for a residential scheme at Furness Quay have been unanimously approved by the planners, subject to the execution of a section 106 agreement. The development, to be known as Fortis Quay, will provide over 750 luxury apartments in the hugely popular Salford Quays area.
The start of construction for a state of the art new Diagnostic and Treatment Centre on a site in Belmont, north east of Durham has been marked with a turf-cutting ceremony.
We're delighted that South Tyneside's new Integrated Community Hub, Haven Court, has been named as a finalist in the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
A new mental health scheme just outside the historic town of Wellington near Taunton is almost complete. P+HS Architects have been working closely with developer Montpelier Estates to deliver Wellesley Hospital: a low secure facility that will provide high quality recovery centred care for a range of users.
We're delighted to announce that another member of our great technical team has achieved BIM AP membership.
Harpreet Rehal, one of our senior Architectural Technologists in Leeds has successfully completed the BIM Accredited Professional training course run by the BRE Academy.
An extension to a sheltered housing and extra care scheme in York has been approved.
The Planning Subcommittee of York City Council has voted unanimously in favour of the scheme which will provide a 3 storey extension of 25 apartments and 2 new semi-detached bungalows at Glen Lodge in the Heworth area of the city.
A new Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS FT (SHSC NHS) has officially opened.
At an opening event for staff and service users on 20 November 2015, Professor Alan Walker CBE, the Trust’s Chair, accompanied by a service user representative, officially opened the new unit which will be known as Endcliffe.
P+HS Architects' Cath Lake has joined three other newly elected Board members at the Design in Mental Health Network (DiMHN).
P+HS Architects is continuing its expansion plans. Hot on the heels of the company's move to new, larger offices in Leeds city centre, Managing Director Joe Biggs today announced three new senior appointments to its Leeds and Stokesley teams.
As part of Leicester Hospital's MES (Managed Equipment Services) contract, we have recently completed the refurbishment of a number of existing specialist X-ray imaging rooms and the installation of highly specialised equipment to deliver state of the art imaging services to patients.
A significant milestone in the construction of the new Nuffield Hospital in Cambridge has been reached.
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.
P+HS Architects are pleased to welcome Derek Shepherd as a Senior Architect to their healthcare team. Derek has extensive specialist healthcare design experience having worked in this sector for over 12 years delivering in excess of £100m of projects for acute, primary and mental healthcare NHS Trusts. Derek holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Participatory Design and is a great advocate of user interaction within the design process.
We are proud to say that Kay Dodds has achieved her Building Studies HNC with distinction to become a Technician at P+HS Architects. Kay managed to complete the Teesside University course on a part time basis at Darlington whilst holding down a demanding job at P+HS in addition to project managing and delivering a barn conversion that will be her new home.
Investment in the stability and professional management of the Practice is, as ever, a high priority for us and we are continuously identifying and developing strategies to further strengthen the Management team during, what we consider to be, ongoing challenging times for the profession.
We are delighted to be able to announce that Adrian Evans, one of our senior Technologists and Associate of P+HS Architects has been awarded the CIAT 2011 Open Award for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology for his work at Blaydon Leisure and Primary Care Centre for Gateshead PCT.
Saturday Morning 10:15 am the weather was closing in, we couldn't wait any longer for Ben so a group of us set off on the treacherous first leg of the walk from Clay Bank Car Park to Lord Stones Café. We had just passed The Wainstones when we got the news!! Ben had made a last ditch attempt to catch up. He fought his way to the top of the first climb, but sadly didn’t make it any further and went back home.
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.
We're currently supporting all of our technical staff in achieving full membership of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and were recently approached by the Institute to take part in a couple of films promoting their work.
We made it to Paris with both the Grand Tourer and I in one piece despite one scuffed elbow and three punctures! We covered over 240 miles by the time I got back to Kings Cross (a loop round the Arc de Triomph and gardens of Versailles increased the distance a bit!).
P+HS attended a factory visit with Nottingham Critical care staff to assess the flexibility and performance of the Drager Movita ICU Medical Pendant. As a part of the proposed scheme for NUH Adult Critical Care unit, it is the design intent to deliver all critical services from specialized medical pendants in place of the current bed head panels.