“Hospitals can be stressful and intimidating places, but we know that better environments secure better health outcomes.”
Andrew Smith, Head of Healthcare
Healthcare buildings are the places where many of us will experience life’s most profound events and yet they are also complex technological facilities which have to operate efficiently.
Our designs pay close attention to clinical effectiveness and efficiency but they always prioritise people - patients, their visitors and the staff who care for them.
A new, highly sustainable elective care hospital in Ascot, maximising connections with its woodland setting to enhance wellbeing and recovery.
Two new state-of-the-art hospital buildings will bring Elderly Care, General Medicine, HIV and Clinical Infection wards up to modern standards, and establish the hospital as the Major Trauma Centre for the region. The new build will include 361 beds, 65% of which will be in single en-suite rooms, a helipad and additional parking spaces underground.
Designed in partnership with two powerhouses of innovation The Christie Cancer Research UK and the University of Manchester, the 25,000 sq m facility is more than double the size of its predecessor, which was the largest single-site cancer centre in Europe.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest networked cancer centres in the UK.
The New Children’s Hospital with associated Children’s Research and Innovation Centre facilitates the specialist and complex care of young people with serious illnesses.
Dorset Health Village is a diagnostic centre and one of the first created in a network of 40 diagnostic centres to help tackle the growing backlog of in-hospital treatment. University Hospital Dorset Trust appointed BDP to design an outpatient clinic within a vacant department store of the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole, Dorset.
The new hospital presents a high quality public face utilising a semi-randomised façade aesthetic giving a non-institutional character to the bedroom wings.
An award winning specialist hospital the centre of a new model of healthcare delivery serving over 600,000 people in the Gwent countryside. A section of the hospital opened early in 2019/20 to help cope with covid-19 cases and went on to be fully completed 42 weeks early through modern methods of construction and an exemplary collaborative 'one team' approach.
To find out more about our healthcare team's work and recent projects have a look at their latest brochure.
A brand new, state-of-the-art building at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton has welcomed patients for the first time.
Plans for a BDP-designed expansion and upgrade to Birmingham Children's Hospital have been approved by Birmingham City Council’s planning committee.
Architect Director, Vicky Casey makes the case for design that is considerate to all sensory perceptions in hospitals.
We have invited members from our healthcare team to share their insights on some of the key design considerations when creating healthcare buildings.
His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince William, The Prince of Wales has formally opened the Oak Cancer Centre at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, in Sutton, Surrey.
A year since the completion of the new Heatherwood Hospital in Berkshire, the new specialist, planned care facility has helped support positive outcomes for the health of the region.
To help the UK national effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic, we undertook a study proposing the conversion of large scale event venues into temporary ICU facilities.