Client: Nordic Construction (UK) Ltd
Start Date: November 2013
Value: £17 million
Architect: Hester Architects Ltd
Completion: July 2015
Services: Structural Engineering; Infrastructure
A 339 bedroom mixed-use development on the site of the former Josephine Butler House,
including apartments and accessible studios, complete with fully fitted kitchens and ensuite bathrooms. Also included is a purpose built student centre, cinema, gym, bars
and restaurants which open onto a central landscaped courtyard.
-The structure makes use of a single-storey steel framed podium deck with up to seven storeys of timber pods above. Construction is taken right up to the boundaries thus requiring cantilever foundations to be used.