Contractor: Watkins Jones Homes

Completion date: Sept 2015

Mechanical & Electrical value: £437k

Following a competitive tender process Acumen Projects were awarded the Mechanical and Electrical Services packages on a 62-bedroom student accommodation by Watkins Jones Homes. The site is located on Corporation Street in Birmingham, close to the city’s Aston University campus.

The completed project consists of an eight storey building containing 62 Studio apartments including en-suite bathrooms (pre-fabricated pods) and communal lounges and laundry.

Scope of Works: (Mechanical & Plumbing)

  • Design & Production of Drawings
  • Hot Water Services
  • Boosted Cold Water Services
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Rainwater
  • Gas Services
  • Dry Riser
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sanitaryware
  • Extract Ventilation
  • Smoke Ventilation
  • Mechanical Services Controls
  • Insulation
  • Commissioning and Testing
  • Water Treatment
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual’s

Scope of Works: (Electrical Services)

  • Design & Production of Drawings
  • Mains Supply
  • Switchgear Distribution Boards and Mains
  • General Power Installation
  • Lighting Installation – Internal and External
  • Smoke Alarm
  • Fire Alarm
  • Telephone
  • Access Control
  • CCTV
  • Electric Heating
  • Mechanical Services Controls Wiring
  • TV/Satellite
  • Earthing and Bonding
  • Disabled Refuge / Call Points
  • Data Installation
  • Intercom System
  • Lightning Protection
  • Testing
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual’s