Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
- Client: Balfour Beatty
- Value: £965,000
- Location: Glasgow
Lee Marley was proud to be awarded this landmark project in Bellhouston Park, Glasgow, not only because it was our first project award following the opening of our Glasgow office but because it was an opportunity to work on a unique design that will become such an important resource for the local community. The hospice, designed by Ryder Architecture, is an innovative design based on the Sengetun Model of care first used in Scandinavia that intrinsically provides a private, peaceful environment for patients and families in such difficult circumstances.
Lee Marley’s previous experience working with handmade Petersen Tegl facing bricks and other high quality medical facilities was key element to our involvement. LMB liaised closely with the design team to utilise our knowledge and understanding of how these handmade, non-standard bricks integrated within traditional masonry cavity wall construction. This experienced proved invaluable to Balfour Beatty on a project where a high degree of quality was an absolute requirement.
Other features included:
• Five metre high Welsh slate block fire place at main entrance
• Extensive courtyard and external works featuring acid etched flush fitting coping stones.
• Bespoke, contemporary colonnades and recessed facing brick panels to all elevations giving a highly symmetrical design overall.