Clever Build: Modular Construction

Construction made better

What We Do: Education. Surrey University Accommodation Block

New Student Accommodation Block

Partnering and Collaborating for Better Outcomes & Greater Value

This new 212 bedroom Student Accommodation block is split into 35 flats over 4 blocks. The structure is load bearing masonry on piled foundations. Within the construction pre-fabricated bathroom pods were utilised for speed and quality.

The quality of the finished project was highly commended by the University.

Value: £8.3Million

Form of Contract: JCT 2011 Design & Build

Architect: Broadway Malyan

Structural Engineer: Brian Poile Associates

Start Date: May 2012

Completion Date: August 2013


Sustainability is a high priority for the sector – environmentally, socially and economically. Working in close partnership with our clients, we optimise tight budgets, have a positive impact on the local community and maximise opportunities for energy and natural resource conservation.

Quality materials and the highest standards of workmanship characterise all of our projects, and we keep to carefully planned schedules so that facilities open bang on time and ensure minimal disruption to students, teachers and neighbours.