HE Simm in £13m student accommodation success

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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M&E specialist HE Simm has won four new student accommodation contracts worth £13m.

HE Simm’s student accommodation division has secured the contracts to deliver full mechanical,electrical and plumbing services on schemes in London, Leeds, Liverpool and Oxford.

In London, HE Simm will deliver the MEP works for Downing Construction at Portal Way in North Acton where accommodation includes 80,000sq ft and 184 studio rooms. Work starts on site in October 2012.

Ocon Construction has appointed HE Simm at its landmark student accommodation development at the University Of Liverpool.

The scheme will provide 1,259 student bedrooms in three blocks and is set for completion in July 2014.

Pochin Construction has appointed Simm to undertake the MEP works involved in the re-modeling of the Leodis 3 student accommodation in Leeds.

The 311-room scheme will be completed by August 2013 and includes the refurbishment and renewing of mechanical, electrical and public health services including drainage, power, and lighting.

HE Simm has also been appointed by Multibuild to deliver the MEP specification on a 112-bedroom student accommodation scheme at Cowley Road, Oxford where work will begin in October.

Managing Director Gareth Simm said: “Our commitment to deliver on time, on budget and beyond expectation means we have built very successful partnerships with major national contractors and developers across the UK.

“This, together with our reputation for outstanding and innovative health and safety practice, means we enjoy a near 100% ratio of repeat business.

“The schemes in London and Oxford are a welcome opportunity to further strengthen our relationship with Downing and Multibuild.

“The Leeds scheme gives us a welcome opportunity to begin what I am confident will be a successful and enduring relationship with Pochin Construction. It will also further enhance our portfolio of residential accommodation in the Leeds area.”

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