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Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

The hospice, located within Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and surrounded by a context of historically significant villas and cottages, benefits from a civic presence with a form which mediates between the city it serves and its parkland landscape setting.

To negate the potential sprawl of the complex brief and adjacencies, the accommodation has been reduced to four interconnected villas that reduce the overall perception of the massing to a human scale.

The inpatient unit is based on the Sengetun model (meaning bed courtyard) which makes it easier for patients to identify, orientate themselves and feel comfortable within a smaller group. It also supports patients who may be easily confused and have sensory impairments of dementia.

PROJECT: Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
LOCATION: Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
CLIENT: The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
ARCHITECT: Ryder
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Fairhurst, Woolgar Hunter
SERVICES ENGINEER: Atelier Ten
QUANTITY SURVEYOR: Aecom
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: ERZ
PROJECT MANAGER: Turner & Townsend
Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
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Main Contractor:  Balfour Beatty

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