|Project Title:||The Maltings, Colchester|
|Project Size:||779 Student Bedrooms|
|Project Solution:||Room Module|
|The Client:||Smart Student Living|
Pickstock Construction, student building contractor delivered a 779 room student development in the heart of Colchester. The accommodation offers students high quality rented accommodation with easy access to Colchester’s Essex University Campus.
The scheme was delivered by The Pickstock Group as a turn-key solution. Pickstock Construction managed and co-ordinated the building aspect of the project acting as the main contractor, whilst its sister company Elements Europe manufactured the fully volumetric Room Pod modules off-site at their factory in Shropshire.
The scheme is located on King Edwards Quay, Colchester and is the largest student accommodation scheme Pickstock Construction has been contracted to deliver. The development comprises of 779 rooms across eight floors and offers two types of accommodation, studio apartments and cluster rooms. Within the development there is also a shop, bar and spacious communal areas both internally and externally.
The construction delivery of the project was achieved in two phases, Phase one was completed in September 2014 and Phase two which is a carbon copy of the first phase completed in September 2015, both being ready in time for the September 14/15 intake of new students.
For further details on the architectural aspects of the project, please click on the below link to see a fly through video of the scheme.