Student Accommodation

New Century Place 1 & 2, Reading

Client: Studious Construction Ltd

We were appointed to provide Building Regulations services for the conversion of two office buildings into 135 high quality student accommodation units. The state-of-the-art conversion included the creation of a private fitness suite, residents club lounge, dinner party room and quiet study rooms. Alongside Cook Brown Energy, we were soon after appointed on a further new build five storey building comprising a further 135 student units.

Renny’s Lane, Durham

We provided Building Control services throughout the construction of this new student accommodation building that created 362 student bedrooms and communal facilities for the students of Durham. The expansive property features an on-site cinema, private fitness studio, residents lounge, electric fob entry and CCTV. We were pleased to be involved in another luxury regeneration development.

East Durham College, Houghall Campus

Client: Robertson Construction

We were appointed to carry out full Building Control services on this multi-million-pound scheme to modernise and refurbish East Durham College’s Houghall Campus. We worked with Robertson Construction on the erection of a 198-bed student accommodation block and the refurbishment of Weardale House, an original student housing block built in 1938. The refurbishment brought the building back into use in the form of twenty-four studio bedrooms. The new development provides high standard facilities for students studying in and around Durham.

Walter Road, Swansea

Client: Carnegie Property Partners

Photo Credit: Student Cribs

Carnegie Property Partners appointed us on the conversion, extensions and alterations to facilitate a change of use from offices to eight apartments for student accommodation in central Swansea.

Berkeley House, Bristol

Client: Featured Developments

Berkeley House is a 43 student bed property that consists of 22 en-suite cluter bedrooms and 21 en-suite studios. The rooms are spread over 5 floors and has a convenient location in central Bristol opposite the Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. The building was originally constructed in 1990 to serve as office accommodation and has been refurbished to student accommodation complete with common room, study area, pool table, cycle spaces, gymnasium and intercom system to all flats.

Parkside, Weston Super Mare

Client: DPL Partnership Ltd

Working with the architect Origin 3 Studio, we were appointed by the client, DPL Partnership Ltd, on the conversion of an existing office building into student accomodation comprising of 13 cluster flats, 5 one-bedroom studios, 15 two-bedroom studios and a wardens flat together with communal space. The student accommodation has been purpose built for the nearby university campus and takes into has the welfare of the students at its heart.

Wellsway, Bath

Client: Rengen Ltd / CTS Construction

Appointed by Rengen Ltd and working alongside CTS Construction, we provided Building Regulations services for the construction of this three-storey student accommodation block in Bath. There were some Part B compliance challenges that arose during the build but these were worked through with the client and resolved quickly

Cook Brown Building Control Ltd

Unit 4, Middle Bridge Business Park
Bristol Road
BS20 6PN

T: 01275 848228


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