Healthcare Expertise

Studio mch have strengthened their healthcare offer by forging an alliance with specialist healthcare consultants Maybourne who specialise in architecture for medical facilities and extra care housing as well as in the business development and facilities management of healthcare facilities where required.

Willicombe Park (below) has won a range of national awards and the prestigous Pinder Prize for best nursing environment. It consists of 70 varied dwellings to suit singles or couples with club facilities, gym and pool.

Great emphasis has been placed on the quality of landscape.

Maybourne’s Martin Habell Dip Arch ATP RIBA FRSPH is one of the UK’s leading experts in design for dementia. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health with a academic papers published internationally.

He is on the Board of Design Star, a Government programme tieing Phd design research across 6 Universities to industry and has been supervising dementia design Phd research at the University of Loughborough.

Martin’s public sector health clients have included Roehampton and District Mental Health Trust, Enfield Community Care Trust. Weymouth and Portland Hospital Trust, Colchester Hospital, Falklands Islands Government

Private sector work includes, PPP, Beaumont Healthcare, BUPA, Westminster Healthcare, Barnados, Audley, Greensleeves Homes Trust. Lord Mayor Trelaor Hospital Trust.

Buildings have ranged from bespoke specialist units such as operating theatres and radiology, to ward blocks, private ward additions, Close Care housing, Young Adult Secure Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Dementia and General Elderly needs and Staff housing.

Joint Public-Private projects have included advising Weymouth and Portland Housing and Health Trusts and the GP’s on delivering integrated elderly accommodation and development of Trust or Care charity lands for enabling and care facilities

Martin’s work has consistently won industry praise and awards, notably prestigious Pinder prizes for best nursing care facilities, the RIBA award for best building and the Guardian best building for his Close Care community at Willicombe Park.

His unique perspective of bridging private and state sectors, business planning, service and care delivery has led to him advising Trusts and international bodies such as The Welcome Trust, Rowntree Foundation. Martin has advised the House of Lords select Committee on elderly care and the International Longevity Institute. He has advised and led development of Barnados Trust land to modern facilities with maximum enabling development gain.

Maybourne’s Ian Mortimer B.SC. C.Eng. M.I.C.E. M.I. Struct. Eng. is experienced in commercial and business solutions in Health Care.

Ian has overseen the commercial appraisal and then the design and construction of many specialist medical, nursing and care facilities for clients within the NHS across the UK. Projects included Young Adult Secure Mental Health, Forensic Psychiatric, Specialist Dementia, General Elderly Needs, Supported Housing and Staff Housing Units,medical ward wings and private wards units.

He has spent many years successfully working on multi-million pound construction projects for major international names, and specialising in the commercial and business aspects of health care within the private and public sectors.

Operational input into health building design is vital and Ian was a founder of Health Care Projects Ltd, set up to specifically to utilise expertise from within the NHS to influence the design and building process of operational units and then to run them successfully. This company built for NHS and private clients around the UK. and was later rebadged as Maybourne Projects Ltd 20 years ago with Martin Habell, incorporating projects from Egerton Trust Plc.

His work ranges from business analysis and appraisal, producing business plans and negotiating sourcing of funds through banks or independent investors to developing staffing schedules and operational costing. In building delivery terms he adopts the role of Project Management from inception to contract completion and commissioning. He works closely with Martin Habell who acts as Lead and expert designer.

Projects undertaken include private patient units offering elective surgery within Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary, Manchester Clinic, Warrington General, Leeds General Hospitals, masterplanning Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, development for Portland Hospital, hybrid health solutions managed by RSL’s and medical hubs for GP practices.

Joint Private-Public sector clients have included General Practitioner Doctors, Health Trusts and Local Councils. Solutions on effective and economic land use involving change to health use have been undertaken for major charitable Trusts including Church of England Dioceses and for local incumbents and church councils to devlope health facilities.

Maybourne’s Current projects include:

Working with Area Mental Health Trusts on take up of beds in planned new flagship dementia care facilities on private land as an aid to bed blocking.

Land holding analysis for the Church of England Estates with a view to healthcare and housing development.

Care villages ranging from High Security Dementia to early stage semi independent living and respite care.

Super Hub medical centres incorporating GPs

Assisted living communities have included

Stratford Ponds, Cape Cod USA
250 dwelling themed community with wide range of dwellings on a condominium principle. Winner of Boston Globe prize

Saffron Meadow, Stratford upon Avon
A structured community of sheltered and Close Care with a nursing resource. 60 dwellings

Beaumont, Macclesfield
Two level village complex with nursing 30 dwellings + 30 beds

Willicombe Park, Tunbridge Wells.
70 dwelling retirement community with nursing support. National awards
Foylebank, Portland

Mixed tenure Close Care and resource centre acting as a hub facility 40 dwellings.

Satellite community of Close Care

Coventry Beaumont
Close Care and nursing30 dwellings + 30 beds

St Clare, Hampton Hill
Structured community with 64 Close Care dwellings in a total of 122 dwellings of mixed tenure.

Currently in planning stage
Bugle Green
250 dwellings in Spelthorne s.w. London with dementia Resource centre with 70 beds and 60 Close Care dwellings

Rectory Meadows, Hanworth
Resource centre and Close care. 100 Close Care and mixed tenure.