Winners: RICS NI Awards 2019

We are thrilled to share TODD Architects designed Craigavon Area Hospital: Blossom Children’s & Young People Centre won in its Infrastructure Award category and Omagh Integrated Primary School came Highly Commended in the Community Benefit category at last nights RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) NI Awards, held at the Crowne Plaza, Belfast.

Congratulations and well deserved to both design teams, clients and all contractors involved.

 

A record thirty-six of Northern Ireland’s most innovative and community beneficial property projects were shortlisted for this years Awards, across eight categories: Building Conservation, Commercial, Community Benefit, Design through Innovation, Infrastructure, Regeneration, Residential and Tourism & Leisure.

 

All Northern Ireland winners go on to compete against other regional winners at the national RICS Awards Grand Final in November 2019, for the chance to be crowned the overall UK winner in their respective category.

 

BBH Award for Blossom Children & Young People’s Centre

We are very proud to share Craigavon Area Hospital Blossom Children & Young People’s Centre has won a prestigious Building Better Healthcare Award in the Acute Hospital Development > £10 million category.

Congratulations to all the teams involved, especially to our supportive clients at the Southern Health & Social Care Trust, and all the healthcare design teams involved in delivering this innovative and community- focused healthcare centre.

“I would like to thank the design team and contractors for their dedication since building began. Our own staff have also worked tirelessly to ensure this project was completed with minimal disruption. This development has brought major changes to the Craigavon site and we greatly appreciate the co-operation of patients, visitors and staff in helping to make these improvements to our services.”

Paul Morgan, Southern Health & Social Care Trust

Blossom Children & Young People’s Centre includes an outpatients department, inpatient department with 19 beds and a short stay department with five ambulatory beds. Design features in the state of the art Centre include a negative pressure room for infection control, a dedicated adolescent area with games room, a play room for younger children and two secure outdoor courtyards

Check out all the 2018 winners here