Client: Student Castle
Value: £6.3 million
Duration: 54 weeks
Due to significant experience in this sector, Cidon were awarded this contract directly by developer, Student Castle for their fifth student accommodation development.
The £50m scheme to build accommodation for 440 students in Durham city centre will comprise of 311 studios and 24 “cluster flats”, the development also including some retail space, a cinema and gym. The new complex will be seven storeys at the rear and three at the frontage onto Claypath. To assist with complex logistics restraints on site, Cidon Group’s purpose bought Tower Crane is in operation on this site.
- Logistically challenging city centre location where significant forward planning is required
- Due to the slope of the site has required detailed planning and methodology prior to the build