Flooring design central to new cancer centre project
Forbo Flooring Systems’ latest products have been installed at a new state-of-the-art cancer centre at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH). Designed by Ryder Architecture, the facility brings patient experience to the fore, with the choice of flooring central to creating a less-clinical feel at the same time as aiding wayfinding and orientation and enhancing infection prevention and control measures. An extension of the main hospital, the cancer centre brings all cancer services, which were previou...
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And an exhibition enabled delegates to test out these innovations first hand. Commenting on this attendance at the forum, Emma Smyth of HDS Architects, said: “The quality of suppliers was, I feel, the best I've experienced. “I thoroughly enjoyed the event, and felt I gained a lot from the supplier meetings and networking with other delegates from both sides of the room.” Andy Vernon of Hoare Lea added: “The speakers were very good with a highly-relevant subject matter.  “It’s different to all other even...
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New Care begins work on Wilmslow facility
Care home operator, New Care, recently broke ground on a state-of-the-art new care facility in Wilmslow. Work is progressing well on site with the foundations firmly in place and brickwork underway.   Completion is expected by August 2022. Within a year, the Altrincham-based company will transform the 1.14-acre site into an expertly-designed, purpose-built 63-bed care home, with a value of around £15m. The home will be arranged over three floors, featuring fully-furnished private bedrooms with en-suite...
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