Contractors move in on Edinburgh student accommodation
March 2 2016student residential scheme at Buccleuch Place and Meadow Lane for the University of Edinburgh.
This will entail conversion and refurbishment of two B-listed tenement blocks in the Southside conservation area to provide 246 bedrooms alongside the construction of four new build blocks offering a further 138 rooms.
Adopting a contemporary interpretation of the traditional tenement using a palette of stone, zinc and glass this latter element will include a warden’s flat, landscaped courtyards, an energy centre and common facilities.
Graham Construction’s regional director Neil McFarlane, said: “… the two-part dimension of refurbishing existing premises on site coupled with a new build construction poses an interesting challenge – one the team is looking forward to.”
Completion is expected by summer 2017.
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