Student Accommodation New Build
Stonebridge House, Colston Avenue, Bristol
Urban Creation Ltd
Project Monitoring, Quantity Surveying and CDM-
Form of Contract:
JCT IFC with Contractor’s Design
A development of 58 student bedrooms comprising 5Nr 5 bed cluster apartments and 33Nr Studios.
In a busy city centre location The works comprised the conversion of 5 floors of a 6 storey concrete framed office block, plus the additional requirement for a new sixth floor vertical extension. The ground floor offices were occupied by a tenant throughout the project duration..
Planning requirements dictated a linear approach to replacement fenestration and required considerable co-ordination in respect of external acoustics, plus sustainable energy requirements and BREEAM excellent rating.
The requirements were achieved using roof mounted photovoltaic cells and high sound insulation and ventilation regimes.
The scheme was delivered on time, despite, mid-way through construction the addition, of an 8 bed 6th floor timber framed extension.