The Atlas, Vauxhall

A premium Student development, in the heart of London.

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The Project

Client – Downing Developments

Value – £8,700,000

Contractor – Downing Construction

Consultant – Hoare Lea

HE Simm were selected to deliver full Design & Build MEP Works to The Atlas, a 32 storey, 553 student bed development alongside client, Downing Construction.  The project also includes a community facility, gym and leisure pool.

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Key Features

– Iconic 32 storey tower forms Downing’s £130m scheme

– Scheme revitalises a vacant 0.165 hectare  site in Zone 1 London

– Designed by Stirling Prize-winning architects, FCB Studios

– Development features a gym, 25m swimming pool and 32nd floor roof garden overlooking London’s skyline

– 1No apprentice employed through duration of project

– Logistically challenging due to small footprint of project and lack of storage space