The acceleration towards net zero and the pressure to hit national targets will increasingly impact on building design and construction. David says: “COP26 in Glasgow at the end of last year has brought the issue firmly into focus.
A major refurbishment of Preston College’s Construction Department is set to get underway - heralding the start of an exciting new chapter for its staff and learners.
The team at the architecture, design and masterplanning practice’s head office in Preston took part in the NHS Big Tea event and their Big Tea Party raised more than £250.
FWP’s ground floor redesign includes a new open kitchen and 100-seat pizzeria and café. It says “particular care” was taken to ensure the new customer experience creates a warm comfortable environment.
The new Chorley Birth Centre, which opened its doors in December, is already making a huge difference for mums-to-be and their families as it welcomes new arrivals into the world.
The Minerva Centre is a flagship facility providing care services to patients with long term conditions and has become an important community asset.
The Skylark Centre at the Royal Preston Hospital is helping patients recovering from mental health conditions regain the skills associated with day-to-day living.
A Lancashire hospice is providing a haven where children and young people who have lost close relatives can grieve and get the help and support that they need; ‘The Forget Me Not Centre’.
The new “community facing rehabilitation service” will be based in the fully refurbished building which includes a modern, part clad entrance area extension and which will include 28 en-suite bedrooms.
FWP’s team of designers has helped to create centres across the region. The latest to open is in Preston city centre.
FWP was commissioned to deliver a place for grief therapy, counselling and play for children and teenagers aged from four to 16 who have lost close relatives and need support to overcome a difficult period in their lives.
FWP has moved at speed to create community vaccination centres across the North West in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
FWP is best-known for its sports stadia and NHS and healthcare design work, though its portfolio is much wider and ranges from heritage projects to leisure developments.
Plans for a new NHS rehabilitation centre in Lancashire have been unveiled by leading architect, design and master planning practice the Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP).
It is 18 years since leading sports and leisure architecture practice Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) began work to create a new £1.2million clubhouse at Leyland Golf Club after the original building was destroyed by fire.
Two major projects at the Skiddaw Hotel and the Inn on the Lake were completed just before lockdown in March, delivering contemporary new looks for the ground floors of both popular venues.
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust’s new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital is now open and supporting patients recovering from mental health conditions.
The project has redeveloped and extended the Fratry, which was constructed in the 1500s as a monastery refectory and is home to one of the largest cathedral collections of 17th and 18th century books in England.
The new canopy now sits above the internal walkways between the market stalls and will improve the environment throughout the year, ensuring it is more comfortable for both customers and traders.
The 125-year-old Lytham club is now planning an event to celebrate the opening of the impressive new facilities and its milestone anniversary. It will take place when the easing of coronavirus lockdown measures allows.