Greendale Construction converts Southampton office block into student accommodation11th January 2016
Dorset Chartered Builders, Greendale Construction Limited, has won a £4.2 million pound design and build contract to convert a 1970s office block at 24 Bernard Street, Southampton, into 79 student studio units.
The existing three storey block and basement will be completed in two phases; a fit out, due for completion in August 2016, and a vertical extension with two new floors created, due for completion September 2016.
The basement of the building will be developed to form the common areas; reading rooms; cinema room; laundry, with all other floorsdesigned for student accommodation.
Contracts Director, Andy Musselwhite, said: “Greendale is pleased to have secured this £4.2 million pound contract which will bring an unremarkable old building up to date and provide modern accommodation for students in the Southampton area. Greendale has also recruited additional employees for the duration of this large contract, and we look forward to completing and handing over in September this year.”
The current 1970s office block at 24 Bernard Street,Southampton,which will be converted into 79 modern student studios.