Sector: Health Care

Bishop Auckland Health Centre

Project Description

1,300m² health centre development for the Auckland Medical Group on the site of the old fire station in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

Primary care centre and pharmacy to encompass advancing technology, and integration between primary and community services and include provision for GP special interests.

Building comprising of reception, waiting area, consulting and meeting rooms, training rooms, offices, staff kitchen and associated WC and circulation space.

The scheme provides a facility to support the medical needs of the local community

Project Involvement

Undertook the full and detailed design of the mechanical and electrical building services, including cable sizing, lighting calculations, heat losses/ gains, pipework and ventilation duct sizing
and plant selection.

Full thermal modeling was undertaken to establish requirements for natural ventilation.

Load estimates completed for the Statutory Authority enquiries Full energy modelling.

Project Benefits

Autodesk Revit MEP fully co-ordinated Building Information Model to a level of development consistent with level 2.

Run full clash avoidance using Autodesk Navisworks.

Reduced plant space requirement through modelling to release GIFA for end-user use.

Fully rendered 3D walkthrough of the MEP services.

Design developed to achieve BREEAM Very Good certificate. 

Redeveloped original proposals to ensure Part L compliance.