calfordseaden was appointed to provide Project Management, Employers Agent and Quantity Surveying services for the design and build of Lister House Health Centre, a two-storey primary care centre.

Lister House is the biggest single health centre in Essex, catering for 20,000 patients.  The centre provides NHS services and comprises a 10 partner GP’s practice, dental practice, pharmacy and other NHS services.  It is also a training centre for health services serving the local community.

Delivery involved the design and construction of the health centre, including external works, drainage and new incoming services. S278 Highways works were also carried out, including a new pedestrian crossing, a new site access bell mouth and upgraded telematics to adjacent bus stops.

On completion, the centre achieved a BREEAM rating of ‘Excellent’ and was awarded the Secure by Design ‘Gold Award’ following lengthy consultations with Secure-by-Design officers and other organisations in crime prevention. This accolade recognises implemented crime prevention features which maximise the physical security of the building, its layout and landscaping.

Project Manager and Quantity Surveying services carried out by calfordseaden included arranging for surveys and reports to be carried out by specialist companies for the MUGA component of the planning application. Additionally, calfordseaden liaised with Harlow District Council and the Great Parndon Community Centre, issuing a Planning Tracker report to the council and our client which detailed site progress. Our services also extended to NHS amendments, where our Clerk of Works team monitored the implementation of required updates to the build.