Hospital Matters & Hospital Times feature Willis Newson projects

We are delighted that two key Willis Newson projects have been featured in the press recently.

Cover of Hospital Matters magazine

Hospital Matters magazine has included a double spread article about our work with Macmillan Cancer Support in Tameside.

The project involved a redesign of their existing cancer unit and we worked closely with architects IBI, landscape designers KKE Architects and artist Chris Tipping to create a scheme inspired by walking and the local rural and industrial landscapes in the North West.

Chris walked a 12 mile hike with Patient Representative, Stuart and used their conversations and photographs as the inspiration for the artworks across the whole building.

Read the full article on P6 & P7 of Hospital Matters

Cover of Hospital Times Magazine

The second double page spread is in Hospital Times magazine, aimed at estate and facilities management teams in NHS and private hospitals.

This article discusses our project with University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust to redevelop their Sanctuary space.

Working with artist Ptolemy Mann and involving extensive consultation with patients, hospital staff and local faith communities it was a sensitive project which required innovative thinking.

Ptolemy's weaving work is used in new ways to create a highly functional, yet beautiful, space.

Read the full article on P8 & P9 of Hospital Times