Winvic was appointed by Leicester Lettings Ltd to construct a 384 apartment build-to-rent project located at the former Merlin Works site on Bath Lane in Leicester, a 68,000 sq ft long-standing vacant site located just outside the city centre ring road.
At a glance
- Client: Leicester Lettings Ltd
- Fund: Edmond De Rothchild
- Architect: RG&P
- Engineer: PRP
- Programme: 117 Weeks
- Completion: March 2021
The scheme comprises 256 one bedroom and 128 two bedroom apartments within three towers that reach to 10, 14 and 16 storeys high.
There is also a ground floor commercial unit, an under croft car park and a shared outdoor space for residents, which was created via a raised podium. Large floor to ceiling windows that bring a generous amount of light and stunning views to tenants, are one of the key elements of the simple design.
- In-situ concrete floors
- 4,000 sq ft of A1 retail space to the ground floor
- LED Lighting
- External podium deck
- S278 Works
- ‘Living wall’ to form part of the ventilation design for the car park
384 apartment build-to-rent project
10, 14 and 16 storeys
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