Walmgate, York

To deliver a high quality 652 student accommodation development in the heart of York

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The Project

Client – Student Castle
Value – £5,700,000.00
Contractor – Vinci Construction
Consultant – Martin Design Associates

The project is situated adjacent to the River Wharf in York city centre, this state of the art student accommodation gives students secure communal living close to York’s two main universities. The students also benefit from a new gym, relaxing areas with games rooms. HE Simm worked collaboratively with Vinci Construction to successfully deliver the full MEP fit out works to the 652 student accommodation development. The project was part new build and part refurbishment to an existing factory building.

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Key Features

– BREEAM ‘Very Good’

– Part new build and part refurbishment

– Handed over 300 rooms in the last 4 weeks of the project programme

– Logistically challenging due to City Centre location

– 3No apprentices employed through duration of project

– Project regenerated 2 acres of York City Centre