The Brief: This state of the art GP surgery opened in August 2016, providing a replacement facility for two town-centre practices.
The Engineering Difference: The landmark building comprises 27,000 ft² over four storeys, incorporating an on-site pharmacy. Facilities also include rooms for GP consulting, training, counselling, phlebotomy and minor operations as well as space for outpatient treatment and group training. Provision has been made for future expansion with shell space. The building achieved a BREEAM rating of Very Good at Design Stage.
Key Aspects: ESC oversaw the design and installation of many features of the building, including the high-efficiency ventilation selection, good thermal elements leading to reduced heating and cooling loads and the the on-site renewable technologies.