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2018

Keep those tunes playing DJ….

The Unite Trenchard Street project comprised of the partial demolition of the former Bristol Entertainment Centre and ice rink, and the construction of 450+ student flats above the O2 Academy, whilst keeping the nightclub open and the tunes pumping underground. This posed a unique and complex task for the Meinhardt Structural team.

Trenchard Street, Bristol

Unite Students is the UK’s largest manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation providing rooms for almost 50,000 students in more than 140 properties across 24 leading university towns and cities in England and Scotland.

The project also involved converting the existing car park into multi-use space, an internal courtyard, an extension to the front to provide space for a café, and alterations and improvements to the existing external footpaths.

We provided Civil and Structural expertise on the £24 million project which at the time was Unite Students first investment in Bristol. The development compromised of seven, eight and nine storey buildings, designed by HCD Architects.

Please click here to find out more about the project.