Glanrafon Medical Centre, Mold, North Wales

Client Objectives

  • Create modern facilities for staff and patients of two existing practices needing to relocate from inadequate and non-compliant premises.
  • Enable each co-located practice to retain its individuality, benefit from shared facilities and gain space to expand.

Development Solution

  • Central location next to the main town centre car park
  • Two-storey building with clinical rooms on both floors and built-in expansion space.
  • Light and airy building featuring contemporary and traditional design complementing the adjoining listed buildings and townscape.
  • Accent wall colours ensure each practice maintains its own identity
  • Atrium connects the waiting areas
  • BREEAM ‘Very Good’ energy-efficient building with an ‘Excellent’ rating for CO2 emissions reduction.
  • EPC rating ‘B’
  • Natural ventilation and Combined Heat and Power unit reduce energy usage
  • Full-length windows and two-storey glazed entrance draw in natural light
  • Local photographer commissioned to create photographic wall art
  • Another local artist worked with local primary schoolchildren helping them create two vibrant mosaics displayed in the ground-floor corridors


We continue to be impressed how effortlessly the impressive architecture of this new building blends into and enhances the local area helping our practice evolve into a true presence in the community. High lever finishing and thoughtful design have delighted stall and patients alike.
Grosvenor Surgery

Apollo have designed and delivered a wonderful building. Every patient who has visited the building has been impressed with the attractive and comfortable architectural features accentuated with colourful, modern and beautiful artwork. As a GP it was a pleasure to be involved with developers who understand our needs and strived to deliver them.
Dr Matthew Dymock, Bradley’s Practice


Project type: Relocation of two existing medical practices to purpose-built town centre premises

Project value: £2.5m

Size: 1,100 sq m;
4 GPs;
8,000 patients

Delivery: 48 weeks

Bradley’s Practice;
Grosvenor Surgery;
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board