Albert Place, Newcastle

Construction of superstructure of multi-storey 134no. bed student accommodation and associated amenities

Value: £6.7 million
Duration: 52 weeks

Project overview

  • The works comprise of the demolition of an existing car sales and maintenance garage, grub up existing foundations and drainage.
  • Install 122nr CFA piles, Pile caps and ground beams.
  • The erection of a 180t structural steel frame with SFS internal skin and 130mm concrete floors pours on permanent shuttering.
  • The building will comprise 2nr stair cores and 2nr passenger lifts.
  • Upon completion, the building will house 134nr student accommodation rooms and associated common areas.
  • The building fascade treatment is to be a mixture of brickwork, cladding and curtain walling / windows.

The scope of the construction works is believed to include the following elements:

  • Site establishment
  • Termination/diversion of existing services
  • Installation of temporary services
  • Strip-out and demolition of the existing Formula 1 car garage
  • Recycling of non-hazardous demolition waste (on site if practicable)
  • Removal and disposal off-site of existing made ground ( 3.5m of fill )
  • Excavation of foundations
  • Internal fit-out
  • Connection of incoming services, including testing and commissioning
  • Connect new drainage into existing main sewer – Section 106
  • Attenuation tank.
  • Hard landscaping

The project is a turnkey operation, and as such upon completion each room will be fully furnished.