A new £4.5million health project in Cleator Moor is intended to be one of a number of projects acting as catalysts for regeneration in west Cumbria.
Accommodations is provided for local GP practices together with Primary Care Trust community facilities including training facilities and a commercial pharmacy.
The reception is at the centre of the building which is fully glazed at both ends to provide high levels of natural daylighting.
Additional environmental features include photo-voltaic panels, air source heat pumps and rainwater harvesting.
The building achieves BREEAM excellent standards.