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6 December 2018

Brentwood secures £100m residential contract

Harrogate-based consulting engineers practice Brentwood has been appointed to carry out full m&e design services for three major student residential build projects in Leeds.  

Symons House.

The instructions, delivering a combined 2,079 units valued at over £100m, take Brentwood’s current residential project portfolio in the UK to circa. 25,000 student beds.

White Rose View is a major new build by UK leading developer of student accommodation, Unite Students. The scheme, located adjacent to First Direct Arena, comprises two tall towers rising 16 and 26 storeys high and offering 976 student beds with 10,500 sq ft of commercial space. Brentwood is providing detailed design of the mechanical, electrical and public health systems throughout the development.

Brentwood is also consulting on Symons House by London & Scottish Student Housing. The project involves the demolition of an existing mid-1990s office building on Belgrave Street to make way for a new build scheme of 351 studios and apartments over 22 storeys. Brentwood is completing the full m&e works design for the project to include LED lighting throughout and the use of high efficiency plant such as CHP to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Hume House on Wade Lane, also in the Arena Quarter, is the third project where Olympian Homes is building 752 cluster and studio bedrooms in a 37-storey high new build. Brentwood is again providing detailed design of the mechanical, electrical and public health systems throughout the development which is set to be the tallest building in Yorkshire and the North East.

Brentwood has been commissioned on all three projects by main contractor RG Group and works closely with MEP sub-contractor C&D Electrical.

Jonathan Goodliffe at Brentwood said: “Brentwood is part of a totally integrated supply chain, which is well versed in delivering student accommodation to a high quality in incredibly short timescales. Having worked on over 15,000 student beds in the last few years as part of this team has enabled us to optimise our delivery process.

“Everything is detailed within the BIM environment, allowing key coordination and installation risks to be mitigated, even whilst construction is proceeding at a fast pace. We are incredibly proud to be playing our part in changing the Leeds skyline with three landmark schemes.”

David Dixon, Ddirector at RG Group, added: “Brentwood is a key part of our consultant supply chain and has successfully delivered various schemes for us. The m&e design on projects is always critical to how the projects perform and we see Brentwood as a safe pair of hands when it comes to looking after us. We look forward to our future relationship with the Brentwood team.”

Brentwood has been established for more than 40 years with offices in Yorkshire and the North West. It employs 27 people across both offices with plans for expansion across further UK regions. 

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