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Our mission is to create healthier and happier healing experiences for everybody.

  • Retirement Village Hull

    Retirement Village Hull

    ACA has produced a feasibility study and options appraisal for a Retirement Village Hull, which specialises in Dementia and Long Term Condition (LTC) Care in Hull. The design includes: 6 holiday cottages, 36 retirement apartments, communal facilities, day-treatment clinic facilities and a 36 bed facility for challenging behaviour. The proposed masterplan is inspired by the […]

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  • Maryfield Court Manchester

    Maryfield Court Manchester

    Working closely with Active Pathways, ACA have produced a feasibility study for the extension and refurbishment of a sheltered housing complex to become a Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery Facility. The development comprises of a central hub with communal facilities, 15 rehabilitation apartments and an 8-bed low secure unit. The design achieves a welcoming and […]

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  • Northwick Park Hospital ICU Harrow

    Northwick Park Hospital ICU Harrow

    After working successfully together on previous projects, Hiltons Electrical appointed ACA to design a refurbishment of the ICU ward at Northwich Park Hospital, due to changes in the model of care delivery. The existing layout was modified to accommodate an ICU Suite for 5 beds, an HDU Suite for 6 beds and 2 Isolation rooms […]

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  • ABI Unit Bottisham

    ABI Unit Bottisham

    Working closely with Swanton Care and Community Ltd, ACA produced an innovative proposal for the refurbishment and extension of Eden View, an existing brain injury clinic located in Bottisham, Cambridge. The project is running in response to a national shortage of high-end care services, with an aim to reduce the amount of ‘’bed blocking’’ in […]

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  • Learning Disability Centre Marfleet Avenue Hull

    Learning Disability Centre Marfleet Avenue Hull

    ACA’s design for Westwood Care Group’s learning disability centre at Marfleet Avenue in Hull, consists of a six bed, residential unit along with external garden space and day centre. The design reflects the local vernacular whilst implementing innovative and contemporary design elements. The materials used complement each other via the considered simplicity of the design. […]

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  • Residential Care Interior Design, Fossdale and Langdale House, Market Weighton

    Residential Care Interior Design, Fossdale and Langdale House, Market Weighton

    ACA developed a residential care interior design refurbishment on behalf of Westwood Care Group.  In fact, Fossdale and Langdale Houses will host individuals with complex and multiple needs as well as learning and physical disabilities. Thus, both homes will offer long term residencies, short term respite and day care services for adults aged 18 plus.   […]

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  • ABI Development Wisbech

    ABI Development Wisbech

    New-build Acquired Brain Injury Facility Working together with Swanton Care, ACA has proposed a new-build Acquired Brain Injury facility in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The development includes a 40 bed development which has 10 independent living apartments and landscaped garden settings. It is foreseen that the construction of the development will commence during 2017. ACA’s design works […]

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  • Townend Court Hull

    Townend Court Hull

    Townend Court Townend Court in Hull is a Learning Disability Unit that nurtures the individual needs of its service-users, with the aim of rehabilitation and re-introduction into society. Townend Court has set a new precedent for the delivery of acute services for people with learning disabilities. Currently there are no specific guidelines for the development […]

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  • Office Interior Architecture and Design Development

    Office Interior Architecture and Design Development

    ACA was commissioned to produce an Office Interior Architecture and Design development for Suite 36 in collaboration with Zenith Developments Group by Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust at Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull. The project lies within Trust Estate rationalisation to enhance efficiency and support the hospital’s evolving working culture.   Design Brief The design brief […]

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  • Wilberforce Health Centre

    Wilberforce Health Centre

    Way-finding Interior Design   ACA has designed a dementia-friendly refurbishment of Wilberforce Health Centre with a clear way-finding interior design strategy. First of all, ACA’s design team reconfigured the layout of the ground and third floors.  The design philosophy was to maximize the number of treatment rooms and rationalize the number of associated utilities. The additional spaces […]

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  • Contemporary Care Home Fishbourne

    Contemporary Care Home Fishbourne

    ACA designed a contemporary care home in Fishbourne for Choice Care Group. The brief was to design high-quality residential care services for people with complex needs such as learning disabilities, autism and mental health disorders. Firstly, the site is located in a significant heritage context, surrounded by 18th and 19th-century residential developments.  Therefore, the material […]

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  • Complex Needs Rehabilitation Centre Horsham

    Complex Needs Rehabilitation Centre Horsham

    Alex Caruso was the Lead Consultant for the New Rehabilitation Centre Build (1,100m2) development, supporting the design team with architectural and interior design services and was instrumental for developing the Blue Print Design Guide for a number of Care UK Facilities. The accommodation is built around a central hub including flats and communal spaces, a café/bistro, […]

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  • Fern House Extra Care Bingley, West Yorkshire

    Fern House Extra Care Bingley, West Yorkshire

    ACA was commissioned to produce an interior design scheme for a new-build Extra Care development by Abbeyfield at Fern House, Bingley. Abbeyfield is a specialist provider of later-life accommodation and the site is located on the former Bingley Hospital site in West Yorkshire. The scheme comprises of 50 Extra Care flats, 30 Dementia rooms, day centre […]

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  • East Riding Community Hospital Beverley

    East Riding Community Hospital Beverley

    Dementia-friendly Refurbishment Design Proposal   ACA was commissioned by Humber NHS Foundation Trust to carry out a dementia-friendly refurbishment design proposal and assessment for the East Riding Community Hospital in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Working closely with Humber NHS FT and in consultation with the staff, public and people affected with the early stages of Dementia, […]

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  • Vascular Unit Northwick Park Hospital

    Vascular Unit Northwick Park Hospital

    London North West Healthcare NHS Trust  appointed ACA to design the refurbishment for the Vascular Unit Health Centre at Northwick Park Hospital. Prior to this, ACA delivered a successful refurbishment of the Intensive Care Unit ward at Northwick Park Hospital. In particular, the Vascular Unit offers the full range of procedures needed for up-to-date treatment of […]

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  • Morrill Street Health Centre Hull

    Morrill Street Health Centre Hull

    Alex worked closely with City Care to develop a Part-new-build and part-refurbishment for an existing Health Centre on Morrill Street, Hull. The project involved meeting the future needs of two practices and community services, while still utilising the same site. It was a fine balancing act, but one where all parties worked together within the […]

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  • Hull Royal Infirmary Main Entrance Hull

    Hull Royal Infirmary Main Entrance Hull

    A Winning Competition Design For Hull Royal Infirmary ACA produced the winning competition design to improve the entrance at Hull Royal Infirmary, East Yorkshire. The brief was to create a much more welcoming and positive environment for patients, visitors and staff. The proposal will replace the existing multiple entrances, enhancing and augmenting the lobby/foyer area […]

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  • Holly House Gloucester

    Holly House Gloucester

    Step-down Facility Aiding Mental Well-Being ACA  was appointed to create a step-down facility for Care UK. The facility will provide care for people released from low-secure accommodation, where they will remain until they successfully and confidently rehabilitate and integrate back into the local community. The development comprises of a central hub with communal facilities, 20 […]

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  • Complex Needs Rehabilitation Centre Hull

    Complex Needs Rehabilitation Centre Hull

    ACA has designed a specialist rehabilitation and recovery facility. The facility caters for people who require an environment for mental health recovery on behalf of Hull and East Yorkshire Mind. The accommodation will provide a therapeutic and safe environment where the residents can build confidence while developing independent living skills to continue the process of […]

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  • Hull Royal Infirmary Women And Children’s Unit Hull

    Hull Royal Infirmary Women And Children’s Unit Hull

    ACA were commissioned to produce a feasibility study for the expansion of Hull Royal Infirmary. The feasibility proposes to demolish the Wilson Building and replace it with an extension to the Women and Children’s Hospital which will integrate the new Front Entrance for the Tower Block, a feasibility study previously explored by ACA to improve […]

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  • Modern Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Design

    Modern Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Design

    ACA outlined a high-quality, detailed design proposal for a new build modern Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) located at Tameside, Greater Manchester. In effect, the design was for a 12-bed single gender PICU on behalf of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. A flexible design was essential to allow for changing clinical models and advancing medical technologies. The brief […]

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  • Maister Lodge Hull

    Maister Lodge Hull

    Maister Lodge Hull – Care Service ACA has provided a refurbishment solution for Maister Lodge, an inpatient care service unit for older people that provides a comprehensive care service to residents who are experiencing mental health problems. Working within the existing fabric of the building, ACA re-designed the layout with Dementia-friendly principles in mind and […]

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Healthcare Architects in Beverley, Doncaster, Hull, Yorkshire, ACA.

Architects specialising in Healthcare Architecture and Interiors.

With over 50 years of collective professional experience within its team, ACA specialise in planning and designing buildings for Public, Private and Not-for-Profit Sectors in:

Acute Health and Social Care (Diagnostic, Operating Theatres and Intensive Care Units)

Primary Health and Social Care (Health Centres and GP Practices, Community Hospitals, Day Hospitals)

Mental Health and Social Care (Low Secure Units, Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Medium Secure Units, Extra Care facilities)

Addictions (facilities for eating disorders, alcohol and drug addiction treatment both inpatient and outpatient)

Complex Care (Learning Disabilities and Brain Injury Units, Child and Adolescent Services, Dementia Care Services)

Residential Care (Hospices, Care Homes and Extra Care Residential Developments)

Our knowledge of NHS Guidelines and Publications, coupled with best practice gained from previous experience and continuous research, allows our team to integrate seamlessly with the Healthcare Operators’ Clinical and Management Teams around the country.

We work collaboratively to achieve your goals, creating sustainable designs that contribute to the healing process and the promotion of well-being.