Shipley Medical Practice appointed Apollo in 2004 to explore the redevelopment options for the existing PCT owned Heath Centre located in the heart of Shipley town centre. The key to unlocking the scheme was identifying suitable temporary accommodation which was finally resolved in 2006 with a combination of portacabins for the clinical services and the practice taking separate office accommodation for the support staff.
The new 3 storey building was designed to make best use of the site's central location which would enable services to be provided locally and to the wider north Bradford community. This 2600m2 building, with 35 car parking spaces, took 15 months to construct and was completed in November 2007. It provides:
The building users have expansion space to provide modern integrated health services.
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"We feel very fortunate to have these wonderful facilities and having all our staff together on one site. It will provide us with the space we need to expand our services and we will be considering how best to use it for real benefits to our communities in the future"
Paula Guiry, Partner, Practice Management - Shipley Medical Practice