Winner of RICS South West, RICS Yorkshire and Humber Community Benefit

04 October 2019

The Mulberry Park Community Hub sits at the heart of the redevelopment of the former MoD site on the south side of Bath, and drew on resources within the local community. The resulting facilities and designs met and exceeded the vision of Curo in bringing people together and delivering state-of-the-art facilities. The new community hub comprises a one form-entry primary school, 70-place nursery and a 3-storey community building, together with public realm space, multi-use games area and all-weather sports pitch.

Proving project management and cost management services, Ridge managed the design process through Planning, procurement and contractor selection and through construction.

The Hub is a 3-storey building with 1200sqm of flexible space offering:

  • Reception/ welcome ‘heart’ space
  • Café/ restaurant;
  • Multi-use exhibition space;
  • Enterprise business space for sub-letting;
  • Teaching areas and meeting rooms;
  • Drop-in Health Visitors’ health clinic;
  • Fitness suite and changing facilities;
  • Ancillary areas;
  • Roof garden and terrace;
  • Play areas for infants;
  • All-weather sports pitch, floodlit and to Sport England standards;
  • Multi-use games area.