ST GEORGE'S CLOSE

KEY INFORMATION

Location: Sheffield

Client: North Midland Construction

Value: £2.6 million

Duration: 45 weeks

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Awarded by North Midland Construction, the £15m development at St George's Close was a mix of studios and clusters, both ensuite and shared bathrooms, with 257 student accommodation units.

The 17-storey tower overlooked Netherthorpe Road in Sheffield, with the six-storey podium on St George's Close. The podium was designed to reflect to the scale of existing buildings in the area.
The scheme is a traditional reinforced concrete frame utilising Bamtec reinforcement.

UNIQUE FEATURES

  • King post wall solution to site perimeter and to 4m deep core base.
  • Bamtec reinforcement to slabs.
  • Hydraulic Rail Climb System utilised to construct core walls for improved safety and mitigation of wind risk.