New Alder Centre Building for Bereavement Counseling

13 Mar 2017

13 March 2017  – Deadline for expressions of interest

Sponsors: The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) and Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Type: RfQ, invited

Eligibility: EU-based licensed architects

Location: Liverpool, England

Language: English

Fee: none

Compensation: £4,000 for each team (up to five will participate)


13 March 2017 (14.00hrs (GMT) – Deadline for expressions of interest


The Alder Centre is unique within the NHS and provides bereavement counseling for families who have lost a child as well as a national telephone helpline and general counseling for Trust staff. This new circa 310m2 building will for the first time offer the opportunity to provide a dedicated facility to meet the needs of this highly specialized and sensitive service, in which purpose

‐ designed external space will be an equally important feature of the successful design.

The new Alder Centre will be a key addition to the Health Park Campus, whose design will need to reflect the quality of other recent developments on the

site and the ‘Hospital in a Park’ landscape setting.


Expressions of interest should be submitted within the requirements as described in the Preliminary Briefing Paper and Memorandum of information.

For further information, visit:‐hey‐in‐the‐park


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