Steven Holl planning approval for New Maggie’s Centre in London

Maggie Centre in London

Maggie Centre in LondonThe City of London Planning and Transportation Committee has passed a resolution to grant planning and listed building consent for a new Maggie’s Centre at St Bartholomew’s hospital.
Maggie Centre in LondonMaggie’s developed the proposal for a cancer center at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, at the invitation of the Barts Health NHS Trust, to enhance the quality of care for cancer patients across North East London. The Centre, designed by Steven Holl Architects, continues the charity’s tradition of visionary and inspirational design that supports world-class cancer care.
Maggie Centre in LondonThe new Centre has been designed to be full of open space and light. The exterior works in harmony with the interior, allowing natural light to wash over the floors and walls, ever changing through the natural daylight pattern of the seasons. A roof garden will grow flowering trees.
Maggie Centre in LondonA new garden has been designed by Christopher Bradley-Hole who has worked in many historic settings. The garden will be open to patients, staff and the public and will be maintained by Maggie’s. Barts sees some 5,500 new cancer diagnoses a year.
Maggie Centre in LondonNineteen hospitals across the London cancer North and East Network refer cancer patients to Barts and the hospital serves seven surrounding Boroughs which make up some of the most deprived and ethnically diverse communities in London. There is a vital need to provide cancer support to Barts and Maggie’s anticipate over 20,000 visitors in its first year. Source by Steven Holl.

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