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Refurbishment, Arran House Student Accommodation

Edinburgh City Centre
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The brief

Design, refurbishment and internal reorganisation of the former (vacant) retail space to provide a new 6-bedroom student accommodation cluster with communal kitchen and the formation of a new social space not been able to let. GSA (client) have decided to utilise the vacant retail space on the ground floor to create 6 extra student bedrooms with a brand new social and interaction space for the whole building. The current student accommodation on the above 7 floors will all be occupied during the project.

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Industry

Refurbishment

Refurbishment

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Sector

Education

Education

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Project Value

£550,000

£550,000

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Project Timescale

12 weeks

12 weeks

Approach

  • Strip out and alterations
  • Blockwork partition
  • Metal Stud Partitions
  • Internal Doors
  • Suspended Ceilings
  • Floor Finishes
  • Fixed and Loose Furniture
  • Masonry Sleeper walls
  • Raised Timber Floor
  • Plastering
  • MF Ceiling
  • Painting
  • Mechanical & Electrical Service
  • Bathroom Pods

Outcome

The site team have worked closely with client GSA to safely deliver a first class student community space which completes the Arran House complex. The shared student social space complete with booths and games areas provides the students with extra space to get together, while the six bedrooms have turned the disused retail space into comfortable and modern accommodation for students from the start of the new term.

Arran House
Arran House

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