Tenant Profile:

Blackpool PCT, 3 GP Practices, Blackpool Council

Floor Area (GIA):

Total; 7369 sqm
Health Centre; 5636 sqm
Pharmacy; 176 sqm
Council Leisure and Library; 1557 sqm
Parking; 200spaces

Development Value:

£10 million

Completion Date:

June 2011

LSP Developments were selected as the developer partner to work with Blackpool PCT, 3 GP practices and Blackpool Council in order to procure a new Primary Care Centre together with a new Leisure Centre and Library alongside an existing swimming pool.

The Leisure Centre comprises high quality gym and fitness facilities, a Sports Hall and a new Library connected to the swimming pool. The Primary Care Centre accommodation for 3 GP practices, a range of community outpatient services, community nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and a cafe which sits within the shared 2 storey atrium linking the health with the Library and the leisure facilities.

In addition to the building structure, 3.5 hectares of park land was also transformed including major improvements made to walkways and landscaping, together with new play areas and a multi-use games area. An important part of the overall development was attaining a high level of sustainability. This was achieved using a gas powered combined heat and power plant. The site was also designed around a sustainable drainage system (SUDS).

Project Coordinator: Phil Lilley/Ian Tuddenham – LSP Developments Ltd
Investor/Long Term Owner: Assura Properties Ltd
Architectural Design: West Hart Partnership Ltd
Construction: Pochin Construction Ltd