Butlers Gym

New Build and Conversion of industrial premises into 48 student bedrooms, configured into 6 town houses.

Value: £1.6 million
Duration: 39 weeks

Project overview
Previously the existing building was used as a gym. The new building is being turned into a three storey 48 student bedrooms with communal kitchens and lounges.

Works Carried out:
■ Demolition of 70% of the building to enable the new rebuild and extension
■ Blockwork, cavity fill insulation, traditional timber roof with sky lights and smoke vents, UPVC windows, Gas central heating, external render and paving.

Project award
Long standing Relationship with the Client.

Challenges

The scheme is next to Worcester railway line bridge in the centre of town. Negotiations took place
with Network Rail to obtain the relevant licences. Neighbours who rent the garages in the arch’s were kept informed of the building progress.

Corporate Social Responsibility
■ 50% of labour is local within a 25 mile radius
■ CO2 is being kept down with men sharing lifts to site
■ Spend is local from suppliers, plumbing, carpentry, plasterboards and skips Waste is segregated via skips on site.