The Medical Centre proposal was to support a local GP practice to relocate to a modern facility. The existing surgery suffered from poor access and was outdated for present day medical requirements.
An agreement was reached to relocate the Medical Practice to the front area of the Festival Hall site. Accommodation for an improved surgery required the demolition and replacement of the existing unused frontage whilst the main part of the hall behind it was to be retained and refurbished.
The benefits of this development were numerous, and this is reflected by the extent of the community support that has been expressed in favour of the scheme. The finished result has lead to two, modern facilities which are fully accessibility to all members of the public and better met the needs of the local groups they serve.