Portway Lifestyle Centre represents one of the latest projects we have had the pleasure of supporting.
Reaching Financial close in May 2012, this facility offers the local community access to improved provisions for sport, leisure, social care and health facilities including a GP surgery.
The centre also includes much needed local services such as a community cafe, four-court sports hall, hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation and other therapeutic purposes, a climbing wall, dance studio, fitness suite and full sized, all-weather pitch for senior, junior and 5-a-side football. This facility is fully accessible to people with a disability.
This project is a real example of the commitment of both the Public and Private sector partners. Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Sandwell Leisure Trust who have been working closely alongside the local NHS. This scheme has also had significant investment injected in by Sport England to help create an outstanding community facility.
Birmingham Health Centre
Birmingham Road Primary Care Centre is located on the main High Street in West Bromwich.
Built in 2005 it supports two GPs practices and a mental health service, including adequate car parking to the side and rear. The ground floor comprises the GP surgeries including a minor theatre suite.
The first floor provides staff facilities, a meeting room and work areas for the mental health teams.
Located in a vibrant and multicultural part of West Bromwich, the health centre provides essential health services to the community and neighbourhood. An independent Pharmacy is also located within the building.
Glebefields Health Centre
Glebefields Health Centre is situated in a primarily residential area on a good bus route.
The three storey building was completed in 2011 and boasts an extensive car park. In addition to the GP practice, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Hospital Trust have over 50 staff based on the second floor from which they reach out into the community.
Ground floor includes two dental practices, a foot health clinic and a children’s therapy provision. The building also incorporates a Pharmacy and an Optician. A new MRI suite is expected to be added to the Centre in 2019.
Oldbury Health Centre
Oldbury Health Centre is in the heart of Oldbury town.
With extensive parking, the building supports a GP practice with five Partners with a total patient list in excess of 18000. Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Hospital Trust provides various out patient clinics. The first floor provides space for a full Dental suite.
The District Nurses and Health Visitors have a base on first floor and the central location of Oldbury assists in their community provision of services.
Oldbury is blessed with plenty of meeting spaces and seminar rooms located both on the second floor and ground floor. Baby clinics are regularly held at the Centre. Built in 2005, this health centre is a definite plus to the community.
Whiteheath Health Centre
Whiteheath Health Centre was built in 2005 adjacent some established council housing estates in Oldbury.
The Centre houses a thriving GP practice, a mental health team and a base for the District Nurses and Health Visitors.
Though on site parking is limited, the Centre is easily in reach of the local bus services.
Yew Tree Healthy Living Centre
Yew Tree Healthy Living Centre is a 3 storey building completed in 2006.
Located on the fringe of Walsall, this Sandwell Centre provides essential health services to the neighbourhood. In addition to the GP practice, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Hospital Trust works out of this building providing services to the community.