Sparkhill, Stratford Road, Birmingham
Sparkhill Primary Care Centre is a three storey contemporary health centre occupying a gateway position on one of Birmingham’s main roads.
Innovatively creating space for a number of health services within an extremely tight construction site, spanning less than half an acre on Sparkhill High Street, the centre includes:
- Two GP surgeries
- Dental and nursing facilities
- Out of hospital services such as podiatry, physiotherapy, outpatient services
- Counselling, substance misuse and maternity services
- PCT services
As well as bringing together a range of improved healthcare facilities in one accessible location, Sparkhill Primary Care Centre has been designed to encourage better community engagement. Bright, vibrant colours help to create a welcoming, non-clinical environment and a number of community artwork pieces generate an atmosphere of ownership and belonging for the local population.
Size: 2,643 sqm
Commissioned by: Heart of Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust
Completed: March 2012