New Mental Health facility in London

A contract for the construction of a mental health facility in London has been awarded to Kier by Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust.

The first integrated communtiy mental health facility in the trust’s St Pancras Transformation programme will be in a new building at 1 Lower Road, Islington.

Plans for the project include the demolition of an existing facility and the construction of a new four-storey building to include counselling and treatment rooms, interview room, staff offices, a cafe together with group collaboration areas.

The building is designed to BREEAM excellent standards incorporating solar shading bolted on to the curtain walling to prevent heat gain and also reduce the demand on mechanical ventilation systems. 70sqm of solar panels will also be fitted onto the roof.

Kier were awarded the contract via the Procure Partnerships Framework.