The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, located in Glasgow's Bellahouston Park, was officially opened by Eva Bolander, Lord Provost of Glasgow, and Lady Clark, chairwoman of Arnold Clark.
Adding Life to the Final Days
Building magazine reviews the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, which is spread over 5,840sqm of social spaces, patient accommodation and therapy rooms.
It has got a beauty spa, a wedding reception venue and even a honeymoon suite, but this is not a boutique hotel – it’s just the look and feel that Glasgow’s Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice was going for, writes Ike Ijeh for Building magazine.
It is unusual for the clients of a healthcare building to insist that they “categorically did not want to appoint a healthcare architect” for their new project. But this was exactly the position taken by Glasgow’s Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice when it decided to move from its site in the centre of Glasgow to a new, yet-to-be-determined site elsewhere in the city.Read more: Building
Alastair Forbes, architectural director at Ryder, looks back on the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice’s first year of operation.