Global student accommodation provider GSA, has awarded Leeds-based contractor RFM Group with £500,000 refurbishment project, Arran House in Edinburgh.

The design and refurbishment project will see the creation of six new en-suite bedrooms with a communal kitchen, as well as brand new social space, for use by the full seven-storey apartment building in the popular student area near to The University of Edinburgh.

RFM Group have been appointed as main contractor and form part of the strong project team including; employer’s agent Broadfield Project Management, architects Fletcher Joseph, engineers Etive Consulting, building service engineers Calford Seadon and principle designer Thomson Gray.

The project will commence on site by the end of the month and the scope of works will include; alterations to the current floor plan, partitioning, plastering, ceilings, mechanical & electrical works, bathroom pod and kitchen installation, full decoration throughout as well as furniture installation.

The works will take place in a live environment, and RFM Group’s highly trained workforce will ensure safety is paramount and disruption is kept to a minimum throughout the project.

Contracts Manager Mark Flanagan commented of the project;

“This is a fantastic opportunity for RFM Group and the finished outcome will greatly enhance the current accommodation facilities at Arran House. With such a strong project team we look forward to building a solid partnership to safely deliver the project on time, on budget to the highest quality standards.”