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Doctors' surgery, Northampton

September 1983  Architectural Review

 

Advantageous finance schemes arranged by the government allowed practices to build

purpose designed premises. Furthermore, they could employ the best architects and

use top quality fittings and equipment.

Our first such building was an elaborate extension, reviewed in The Architectural Journal

- link below.

Our second building - a new medical centre - was shared with another practice, and won an award from the Royal Institute of British Architects as the best new building in East Anglia that year, as well as a Civic Trust award.

 

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. Winston Churchill

 

Review of 20, Billing Road, Northampton

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How general practice emerged from the dark ages

13th October 1983 Christopher Elliott-Binns  Medical News

 

An article written by my senior partner following the building project at 20 Billing Road.

Medical News article

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Let your patients wait in the garden

October 1983 Medeconomics

Avant-Garde architecture attracts press attention. A third article about our first project.

 

Medeconomics article about 20BR

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Plywood Paradise

 

Employing a top-class architect led me to ask him to design furniture for my consulting room. His condition was that if he designed it, I would have to make it. With free labour now at his disposal his design was as complex as it was ingenious.

 

 

Plywood Paradise article

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