Refurbishment & Extension in Balsall Heath
To provide tailored accommodation for a GP practice within the under-utilised space in the existing Balsall Heath Centre and relocating the GP practice from a converted residential property that was not fit for purpose.
Client: Heart of Birmingham teaching Primary Care Trust
Location: Balsall Heath, Birmingham
Timescales: 3 months
Briefed: October 2009
Building contract: January 2010
Brief and planning application to modernise and extend the existing 1980s building, introducing bespoke GP accommodation and reconfiguring the physiotherapy space to ensure the layout was compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).
Tight timeframe, constraints of existing building, reconfiguration of M&E services and planning implications of being located next to a listed building
Service Planning, Planning Application and Design (Architecture, M&E, Interiors)