On Friday 5th July 2013, Apollo hosted the official opening event of their £7.5m Beacon Centre for Health development in Swansea. This 3300sqm scheme is seen as a flagship and exemplar for future schemes in Wales. The facility was opened by Edwina Hart MBE AM who was Health Minister at the time the scheme achieved funding approval.
Professor Andrew Davies, Chairman of ABMU Health Board said: “I am delighted that Edwina Hart opened the Beacon Centre. Edwina was a great supporter of this development when previously Health Minister and I am sure that she was impressed with the result of the Welsh Government”s investment.”
A plaque was unveiled as part of the ceremony which is located in the buildings 4 story atrium space. With over 200 guests in attendance the evening was a great success and marks the completion of a hugely successful scheme.
Rob James, Apollo’s Operations Director said “ This opening event is a suitable and fitting finale to what has been a brilliant scheme to work on. The whole team has worked extremely hard to achieve excellence in every aspect of this scheme from design, service planning, procurement, construction and through into operation and management. I am delighted that Apollo are retained as Building Managers as this gives me an excuse to visit the scheme regularly and maintain the excellent working relationship with the stakeholders”.