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New entrance pavilion at Mansfield Hospital by Swanke Hayden Connell

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (SHCA) has completed the new entrance pavilion at the Mansfield Community Hospital in Nottinghamshire

Designed to be ‘welcoming’, the block is described as breaking away from the existing building and creating a ‘two-storey light filled volume’.

The pavilion forms part of a wider redevelopment of the site which has been planned to ‘streamline clinical functions and improve the quality of the patient experience’.

The practice has also carried out extensive renovation of the existing wards within the hospital.

Julian Seward, principal of healthcare at SHCA said: ‘This redevelopment forms an important part the NHS Trusts’ ambition to provide the best healthcare facility and treatment to the local community.  The new building at Mansfield enhances the experience for visitor, patient and staff, and is an attractive addition to the surrounding environment.’

New entrance pavilion at Mansfield Hospital by Swanke Hayden Connell

New entrance pavilion at Mansfield Hospital by Swanke Hayden Connell - interior

Project data


Client: Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Mansfield District Primary Care Trust
PFI Consortium: Skanska Innisfree
PFI Bid Management and Clinical Advisor: Healthcare Projects
Healthcare Planner: Secta
Architect and Lead Consultant: Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
Planning Supervisor: Waterman Group
Structural Engineering: Skanska Technology / Arup
Building Services Engineer: Faber Maunsell
Landscape Architects: FIRA
Logistics, Fire and Acoustic Consultant: Arup

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