A new build mixed retail and student accommodation scheme on a gap site within Glasgow city centre to provide 1 ground floor retail unit under shell and core and 116 student units over 5 floors above. The units were a mix of 1 bedroom studio apartments and six bedroom cluster flats.
The works comprised the demolition of a garage, ground remediation and the creation of an enclosed external courtyard at first floor level. All properties received an EPC certification rating of A and the building was completed on time and within budget.
Construction included piled foundations, gas venting system, steel frame, SFS inner leaf and outer leaf of stone cladding, with a facing brick storey at high level, windows, mix of internal plasterboard partitions and blockwork to stair and lift shafts, internal doors, finishes and plumbing, mechanical and electrical installations.