North London Hospice

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, Enfield, London, 2012


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Charity-run hospice in Enfield to provide specialist palliative care to patients with life-limiting illnesses

The building provides free-of-charge services including creative therapy, 24-hour in-patient care, physiotherapy and bereavement support as well as basic outpatient care in lieu of visiting a hospital.

Arranged in an L-shaped plan, the brick building is formed of two north facing gables with a single-storey multi-pitched extension at the rear that opens onto a south-facing private courtyard.

The ground floor contains a large kitchen and living room, a hair salon, a small room for art classes, an office and therapy rooms, with conference, meeting and treatment rooms on the floor above.

Along with a green roof on the extension the building uses natural ventilation (topped up by mechanical ventilation with heat recovery), solar panels, rainwater butts and a ground source heat pump.


  • Begun: Mar 2011
  • Completed: May 2012
  • Floor area: 750m2
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Total cost: £1.8M
  • Procurement: JCT SBC05 Rev 2 (without quantities)
  • Address: North London Hospice, Enfield, London, N21, United Kingdom

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