Winvic completed the construction of 413 self-contained studios built on a riverside location overlooking Bede Park in Leicester City Centre for Jamie Lewis Residential Lettings.
At a glance
- Client: Jamie Lewis Residential
- Architect: RG+P
- Engineer: PRP
- Programme: 36 weeks
- Completion: August 2013
- BREEAM: Very Good
The project consisted of two blocks (D & E) built on piled foundations with a steel frame and in-situ concrete floors. Block D being a rendered contemporary design containing 264 bedrooms, Block E is a mainly brick clad four storey block of 149 bedrooms.
The nine-storey block has a Metsec-infill system finished in through colour render, with the four-storey block composed of traditional-face brickwork to match the adjacent Victorian properties and render applied to the upper floors and rear elevation.
Internally, the rooms are defined using metal stud and plasterboard partitions and contain an ensuite bathroom and kitchen/study area. Heating is provided via electric panel radiators.
All rooms feature the following:
- En-suite with double sized power shower
- Fully fitted kitchen
- CCTV security with secure door entry system
413 self-contained studios
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