Appointed by UNINN Parkside Developments Ltd, Winvic was awarded the contract to design and build a luxury student accommodation scheme located in Coventry’s city-centre. The complex will include 502 high quality cluster bedrooms within three towers that will reach 6, 13 and 19 storeys high.
At a glance
- Project value: £35.5m - £37.5m
- Client: UNINN Parkside Development Ltd
- Architect: Apt Architects
- Engineer: WSP
- Programme: 95 weeks
- Completion: Due August 2020
There will be extensive green roof areas and an external podium. Level 19 will have a roof terrace that will accommodate a study area.
The ground floor will contain 1,100 sq ft of retail space and the 5m deep 16,000 sq ft basement will host a gym, laundry, cinema room, karaoke room, communal lounge for tenants and plant room/energy centre.
The project which will be completed in August 2020 will boast high quality internal finishes, LED lighting, electric heating and a boosted water system heated by a centrally located gas boiler. A combination of brick slips and rainscreen cladding will make up the external façade’s striking design, and the interior will take shape with high quality finishes throughout, meeting the demands of the luxury student living market.
Section 278 works will form a new entrance, re-align kerbs and form on-street parking bays.
Other features include:
- CFA piles with in-situ pile caps and ground beams
- In-situ concrete floors
- Steel framed building with SFS walling
- Rockwood duo slab mineral wool insulation
- Storm water attenuation
- Blue roof tanking over basement areas
502 high quality cluster bedrooms
95 week programme
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