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Project: Student Life Building

Client: Teesside University

The striking £13.2m Student Life Building at Teesside University has been announced as the winner of 2020 RICS North East Social Impact Awards Education sector.

The three-storey building was created to become the “Student Hub”, with wellbeing at its heart. The hub allows access to information, development, and support through the latest physical and digital technologies. The University will also provide integral careers and employment guidance and latest opportunities to support students looking for employment and volunteering roles.

The Student Life Building was designed and constructed with Environmental Sustainability in mind, evidenced by its BREEAM Excellence and Energy Performance Certificate A ratings.

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Project: Barbara Hepworth Building

Client: Morgan Sindall Construction

The award-winning Barbara Hepworth Building – named after the famous Yorkshire-born sculptor – provides cutting-edge design with a daring cantilevered floor projecting out towards the canal. It is designed by multi-award-winning architecture and building consultancy practice, AHR. The building provides students of University of Huddersfield with construction studios, computer-aided design laboratories and fine art studios, as-well-as more generic educational facilities such as lecture rooms, research space and a library.

We were delighted to provide Quality Site Inspections (Clerk of Works services) on behalf of Morgan Sindall Construction, for this £30m eye catching building, which sits alongside the picturesque Huddersfield Narrow Canal.

Project: Carnegie School of Sport

Client: Leeds Beckett University

We were appointed by Leeds Beckett University to provide Building and M&E Clerk of Works services for the build of Carnegie School of Sport.

The building acts as an hub for elite athletes, sports and industry partners, and provides a wealth of outstanding facilities, including: dedicated research laboratories, hypoxic laboratory, health and wellbeing studio, an indoor sprint track for performance training and analysis, a roof walking track and terrace, enhanced strength and conditioning space and changing and recovery facilities.

In addition, there are networking spaces for students, staff and visitors, a café, informal teaching space and learning support that fosters inter-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Project: National Horizons Centre (NHC)

Client: Teesside University

The National Horizons Centre (NHC) is a £22m centre of excellence for the bioscience industries. With research, partnerships and training at its core, the NHC brings together industry, academia, talent and world-class facilities to drive innovation and address the technical and digital skills needs of the life sciences sector. Together with partners, the NHC works to discover diseases earlier, develop novel treatments and deliver life-saving medicines quicker, safer and affordably.

Teesside University appointed us to provide Clerk of Works services for this iconic facility. We worked proactively with the contractors on-site to ensure that the building was delivered to the highest possible standard, as per our clients plans.