NHS Fife Fife, UK

Sheppard Robson is working with NHS Fife to develop a strategy to reshape its General Hospitals and Maternity Services. The Victoria Hospital site in Kirkcaldy is at the heart of a reshaping exercise and will absorb and expand the transfer of facilities from Forth Park Hospital. Sheppard Robson has designed a new acute services building to provide state-of-the-art healthcare.

In order to avoid an institutional appearance, the new building has a curving public façade and a strategic use of colour and transparency around public areas. The building is clad in a white render, which is articulated with punched windows and terracotta panels.

The new-build strategy is to logically divide the site into three defined parts – buildings, landscape and parking. The strategy brings visitors in from the western side of the estate segregated from emergency and services vehicles which access the site from the north-east.

Client
  • NHS Fife
Size
28,000 m2
Completion
2015
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