WORK on the multi-million housing and health hub development in Whitchurch is progressing, according those behind the project.

The transformation of the Pauls Moss site began in 2022 with the aim of providing the Whitchurch area with modern health and care services, and bringing the existing GP practice into a modern, purpose-built centre and community space.

The £19.1m development is a collaboration between the Wrekin Housing Group, Shropshire Council, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and local GPs and construction is being delivered by Countryside Partnerships South West Midlands.

Countryside Partnerships South West Midlands managing director Darren Beale is pleased with the progress being made.


He said: "We are pleased to be involved in providing new accommodation and the supporting health facility within Whitchurch.

"The team has made excellent progress working in collaboration with Wrekin, The NHS, our design consultants and the supply chain.

"The latest key milestones include completing all foundations, including ground improvement works.

"We have also installed the steel frame with the assistance of the recently installed tower crane that will help form the new Clayton Health Centre. 

"Pauls Moss House has been covered with a full scaffold tent to allow renovations to continue and protect the internal features.

Whitchurch Herald: Construction is being delivered by Countryside Partnerships South West Midlands.Construction is being delivered by Countryside Partnerships South West Midlands. (Image: Peskett Drone Photography)

"The next phase will see the progression of further flooring and roof work at both the health centre and extra care scheme.

"We will start work to replace the roof and install new windows at Pauls Moss House to facilitate the start of the internal fit-out."

Director of Partnerships and Place at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (SaTH) Claire Parker spoke about the health centre benefiting the needs of people in Whitchurch.

She said: "For several years, there has been the genuine need of a new health centre that meets the needs of the local community.

"Our priorities are to ensure we have high quality and sustainable GP services locally.

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"We're delighted to be working in partnership with local GPs on this flagship project, creating a community health hub that will benefit the people of Whitchurch and the surrounding area for so many years to come."

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for physical infrastructure, Councillor Dean Carroll added: "This is an exciting project that will have a great benefit not only for those accessing healthcare services in Whitchurch, but those people who need access to good quality, affordable housing.

"I believe it will help to meet the need of residents both now and into the future and help to ensure Whitchurch remains a great place to live and work."