Phase 1, Coventry
A city centre brownfield development comprising 250,000 sq. ft in three towers, the tallest of which rises to 50 metres, set on a three-storey plinth. The award-winning student accommodation development was delivered for Coventry University for the 2018/19 academic year. The building incorporates facilities such as; private study booths, an on-site gym and a state-of-the-art cinema room, in order to fulfil students’ learning and social needs.
The project entailed the demolition of a 200,000 sq. ft obsolete 1970’s sorting office. A market leading team of consultants were appointed to drive the project through planning, a comprehensive high-quality scheme was designed with detailed planning consent granted under delegated powers within seven weeks.
Vinci Construction UK were appointed, following a two-stage tender process. The project with a Gross Development Value of £70m was delivered on-budget and on-time.
SIZE: 725 beds