Princes Street Service HubPrinces Street Service Hub, Port Glasgow
Refurbishment and change of use of a vacant 2 storey town centre retail unit to provide a multi-purpose social care facility for Inverclyde Council housing, social work and health services. The brief called for mixed use office space, staff training and conference facilities and public ‘front of house’ interview/meeting/information zones. A design was developed around a central top-lit helical stair feature which defined the various internal spaces and flooded the building with light. An in-depth understanding of the various user groups was the key to success, due to their varying and complex needs. The project achieved an accelerated completion date within budget..