Glassworks, Liverpool

HE Simm worked collaboratively with Pochin Construction to successfully deliver Crosslane Student Developments Glassworks scheme in Liverpool, a high specification facility providing 323 rooms over 7 storeys.

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The Project

The scheme consists of 323 en-suite rooms over 7 storeys which are split into 2 cores. The scheme is centrally located and designed to a high specification containing a mixture of en-suite flats and self-contained studio apartments.

HE Simm successfully delivered the full design, mechanical, electrical and public health works including heating and cooling systems, mechanical ventilation, general and emergency lighting, small power, disabled alarms and emergency call system, CCTV systems, voice & data, access controls, fire alarms and detection, water treatments, air conditioning, security systems, lightning protection, electric heating, domestic hot and cold water systems, acoustic treatments, automatic controls, BMS systems, equipotential bonding, specialist lighting, boilers, gas installation and LV switchgear and distribution.

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Project Objectives

The aim of this project was to deliver contemporary, high quality, purpose built facilities to provide the ideal home for modern student lifestyle within a dynamic and exciting city.

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Project Challenges

Across this project, and the Ablett House scheme, HE Simm worked extremely hard to meet the client aspirations and expectations. Our attitude and commitment was appreciated and recognised by both the client and Pochin Construction Ltd. We demonstrated innovation throughout the project and provided cost savings to the client; an example of which was changing the heating from a wet system to electric.

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The Results

The project was successfully handed over on time, within budget and defect free.

Meet the Team

Andy Peers – Senior Engineer

Andy provided fantastic support to his team and Pochin throughout the construction process, encouraging a collaborative team ethic at all times. His attention to detail ensured that the project was completed with zero defects despite the added pressure of a vastly reduced commissioning period which had to be carefully managed through.

“I wanted to say a huge thank you for all of your efforts in delivering a first class building and being prepared to do it differently!

I think we would all agree that the supply chain workshops have made a difference and is something we should do in some shape or form on all projects”

Jon Pochin, Managing Director, Pochin Construction Ltd

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