Medical Architecture announces partnership with extra-care housing specialist TM Architects

Medical Architecture has expanded its capacity and capability by joining with TM Architects. Together the firms offer clients a much wider range of skills and resources and a capacity for larger and more complex projects. Medical Architecture will build on their record of leadership in complex healthcare projects with new opportunities developing NHS and other public assets across the UK. TM Architects can capitalise on opportunities for the development of health and social care infrastructure.

TM Architects director, Judith Tranter, says,

“We are delighted to join Medical Architecture. This partnership infuses our business with greater expertise, services and resources. This means that we can offer to our clients’ enhanced BIM capability as well as quality assurance and it enables us to provide our staff with increased opportunities to work on diverse projects.”

Christopher Shaw, Senior Director of Medical Architecture says:

“Our firms have worked alongside each other and share common values for high quality and socially useful architecture. As RIBA Chartered Architects, we both apply the highest professional standards to all our activities. This means clients can be confident that projects are managed with focus, skill and authority.”

Founded in 1991 Medical Architecture is a multi-disciplinary design company with a unique focus on the health sector, providing a full range of services that includes strategic planning, business cases and estates development planning, architecture, interior design and post occupancy evaluation. The practice is based in the UK with offices in London and Newcastle upon Tyne, but work both locally and globally, with projects in the UK, Australasia, North America, Africa and Europe.

TM Architects offer a collaborative and pro-active approach to architecture and urban design. The practices’ ability to produce the optimum design for their clients is centred on listening to them, understanding their requirements and working closely with them. Combining this with skill, detailed knowledge and experience of the planning, technical and legislative environment, TM Architects produce an architecture that is distinctive, affordable and enjoyable.

The leadership team at TM Architects has more than 20 years’ experience working for housing providers in London and the South East of England. The practice is currently providing planning and detailed design services for the third and fourth generation of Extra Care projects with Harrow Churches Housing Association. An affordable housing development for Network Homes is nearing site completion, with another submitted for planning approval. Other construction phase work includes the delivery of 110 new homes in Newham for Gateway Housing Association.

Medical Architecture is currently engaged on the redevelopment of the Newcastle Hospitals estate, Whitby Hospital and St Ann’s Hospital Tottenham with a rolling programme of works at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust. International work includes the National Forensic Hospital in Ireland, The Centre for Addictions and Mental Health in Toronto and the new South Eastern Teaching Hospital, Liberia.