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Poolway Shared Services Hub


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One Creative Environments Ltd

One Creative Environments Ltd, Unit 5 , The Triangle, Wildwood Drive , WORCESTER , Worcestershire , WR5 2QX , United Kingdom

One’s design team were asked by Birmingham City Council to submit plans for Poolway Shared Services Hub, a proposed new community facility incorporating a library, youth development centre, Birmingham City Council Customer First Centre, GP practice and Fire Station, in the neglected area of Poolway in Yardley, Birmingham. The initial brief was to create a ‘gateway’ building which was low carbon, both in design and operation. Using Passivhaus design concepts and construction materials to increase air tightness and reduce energy usage, the BREEAM pre-assessment showed the building would achieve an ‘outstanding’ rating.