Liberty Point, Southampton

Liberty Point provides bespoke student accommodation in the heart of Southampton

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The Project

Client – Liberty Living
Value – £2,300,000.00
Contractor – Vinci Construction
Consultant – Clancy Consulting

Located on St Marys Road in the heart of the student quarter Liberty Point, the latest phase in Liberty Livings redevelopment of the site, provides bespoke student accommodation in the heart of the city centre. HE Simm undertook the Design and Build MEP services for this development which provides 240 beds in the form of studio apartments and ensuite bedrooms in clusters of 5-7 rooms; as well as a gym, study areas and an administration centre.

HE Simms works include heating and cooling systems, mechanical ventilation, general and emergency lighting, small power, disabled alarms and emergency call system, CCTV systems, audio visual, data, access controls, fire alarms and detection, water treatments, air conditioning, security systems, lightning protection, domestic hot and cold water systems, automatic controls, BMS systems, Equipotential bonding, specialist lighting, district heating main, and LV switchgear and distribution.

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Key Features

– Refurbishment of an 1970’s office block

– All works conducted on ‘Live’ site

– Project forms third tower of the redevelopment, two other blocks were fully occupied with students

– Development includes gym, study areas and large administrative centre

– 1No apprentice employed through duration of project

– Project utilised specialist lighting throughout scheme