Ludlow Healthcare Facility
Reimagining community healthcare
The Ludlow Healthcare Facility was won in a competition to reprovide and enhance existing community hospital services.
The facility is organised on three levels. The ground floor comprises of the main entrance concourse, two doctors surgeries, ambulatory and diagnostic suite, pharmacy and the main cafe.
The first floor contains a 36-bed inpatient unit, midwifery-led unit and the Healthy Living Centre. The lower ground level houses all administrative and staff support facilities in a more private area.
This allows for a complete separation of support and clinical circulation with the primary distribution occurring at lower ground level before rising to the upper floors.
The building is set into the existing landscape and the form responds to the land contours. We orientated the building to benefit from the long distance views to the south, whilst limiting the exposure of the facades to excessive low-angle sunlight.
The roof line has a low pitch to minimise the overall mass of the building. To create a striking entrance to the building, we have pulled a curved and glazed structure up and out of the centre.
Ludlow, SY8 1QX
Amber Solutions for Care and Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
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