This project involved building a 312-bedroom student accommodation scheme in central Exeter on a brown field site.
The scheme was surrounded by the Grandstand of Exeter City Football Club, Network Rail, residential properties and another live construction site being undertaken as we progressed with Clifford House.
The scheme consisted of a mixture of cluster bedrooms with shared kitchens and studio bedrooms, a gym, common rooms, study areas, TV rooms, internal bike store and external amenity spaces.
We managed this project working on a confined construction site within a residential area, with multiple party wall agreements to work through and listed walls to be retained while we carried out our works.
Sequence was key to this project and maintaining the sequence was one of our main priorities in delivering a scheme of this nature.
Given the location, we set out to create strong relationships early. Early engagement with Network Rail to build trust between us and their construction and engineering departments was important. During this project we also joined local community groups and were actively involved with a local scheme to upgrade an amenity space. We held early meetings with Exeter City Council in order to work with their environmental health team to ensure all construction activities complied with their requirements for the residential areas.
We created our target programme early within the project and ensured our team and supply chain were involved in key milestones which ensured we stayed ahead of our contract programme and resulted in the project handing over two weeks early to a delighted client.
The project achieved a Considerate Constructors Score (CCS) score of 43 (out of 50) and a SHE silver award.
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" I wanted to say my own personal thank you to all the Kier Clifford House Team. It is always a fantastic achievement to finish on time, but this one has exceeded expectations in that department and finished several weeks early…think this in its self speaks volumes about the team’s determination to deliver an excellent job! "Senior Project Manager Global Student Accommodation
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