Contractor: Clegg Construction

Completion Date: Sept 2013

Mechanical & Electrical value: £2.55 million

Following a competitive tender process Acumen were awarded Mechanical and Electrical Services packages on the 437 bedroom student accommodation by Clegg Construction, Nottingham. The site is located at Selly Oak in Birmingham, close to the city’s main university campus.

The completed project consists of three steel frame blocks of eight, six and five-storey apartments including en-suite rooms and cluster apartments with communal lounges and kitchens.

The buildings were designed by O’Connell East Architects who, along with Clegg Construction, had to meet special requirements including flood defence works due to the nearby brook and achieving a ‘very good’ BREEAM environmental rating.

Scope of Works: (Mechanical & Plumbing)

  • Design & Production of Drawings
  • Hot Water Services
  • Boosted Cold Water Services
  • Combined Heat and Power Supply and Installation
  • Building Management System
  • Dry Risers
  • Sanitaryware
  • Extract Ventilation
  • Smoke Ventilation
  • Insulation
  • Commissioning and Testing
  • Water Treatment
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual’s

Scope of Works: (Electrical Services)

  • Design & Production of Drawings
  • Mains Supply
  • 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
  • Induction Loop System
  • Intercom System
  • Lightning Protection
  • Testing
  • Operation & Maintenance Manual’s
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