Maggie’s opens in Hammersmith

Maggies_hammersmith The new Maggie’s Centre in Hammersmith was opened on Tuesday by the interesting combination of Prime Minister’s wife Sarah Brown and celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.

The first Maggie’s Centre in England is right by the Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith had it’s official opening this week, and opens to the public in May. Londoners had raised £1 million in an Evening Standard campaign to get the Centre built. 

The Centre was designed by Richard Rogers, based nearby in Hammersmith, to offer a calm, home-from-home sanctuary a step away from the hospital.  Landscape designer Dan Pearson has creating a special garden both around the Centre and within its courtyards.

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