The Old Hospital – Southwold

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This project supports the transformation of the old Southwold Hospital into nine affordable new homes and a creative community hub providing a new home for Southwold Library, a nursery, a space for businesses and a farm-to-fork cafe.

After nearly two years of construction, the development is nearing completion and a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the completion of the external structure was held on 21 April 2021.

The redevelopment has been undertaken by SouthGen, a community group formed to prevent the hospital from being demolished to make way for second homes.


The Old Hospital – Southwold




3 new businesses created
11 new jobs created within the SouthGen organisation
814sq m of new employment space created
24 new jobs resulting from start up businesses using the hub
1.5 jobs safeguarded within the Southwold Library
9 new housing units created, 5 of which designated affordable

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