New Primary Care Centre in Lytham now open

June 3, 2009 12:30 pm

After serveral years working directly for Fylde Primary Care Trust (PCT) later North Lancs PCT. brp architects were novated after national competition to deliver the scheme to developers Primary Asset Ltd.

The Boulevard Medical Centre, Halifax. Photo by Matt Livey

The Boulevard Medical Centre, Halifax. Photo by Matt Livey

The project became operational on 1st June 2009 after its official opening by Lord Shuttleworth on 21st May.

This multi user facility comprising; two GP surgeries, pharmacy, healthy eating cafe and extensive PCT services including diagnostics, minor ops. Community Team and Health Port.

The Boulevard Medical Centre, Halifax. Photo by Matt Livey

The Boulevard Medical Centre, Halifax. Photo by Matt Livey

The contemporary design complements the immediate context and makes references to the history of the locality particularly the former Victorian Hospital through the use of traditional materials and colour palette assembled in a contemporary manner along with reclaimed artefacts from the original hospital.

The cruciform plan form provides compact accommodation over three floors for a total area of 4,500sq.m. The building is constructed using a full steel frame focussed around a triple heighcentral atrium bringing light and natural ventilation to the heart of the deep plan space.

For more images of Lytham primary care centre click here.


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