Constructing 618 student bedrooms across two blocks

Block B, at the corner of Pittodrie Lane and Pittodrie Street, was handed over a week early to our new client Watkin Jones, ahead of the 2018-19 academic year.

It comprises:

Block A will be completed for May 2019 and consists of:

 

Helping the community

During our work we have been involved in various activities with the local community, including donations for local nurseries and charities; providing learning opportunities to Robert Gordon University Students and careers guidance to St Machar academy pupils.

For Aberdeen Science Centre’s Summer of Engineering, we held ‘Robertson Family days’ events. The aim was to entice the next generation into the construction industry. It was a huge success with over 400 people through the door over the two days and over 27 activities that took place.

In addition, our contract for the supply of mattresses for the project gave security and support to Glencraft, a social enterprise that provides employment for visually impaired people.

 

Modern accommodation

The accommodation will provide modern facilities for Aberdeen students and offer excellent accessibility to the city centre and is within walking distance of the Aberdeen University’s city campus. It is within easy reach of a sports village.

 

Project team

Architect: Manson Architects
Project manager: Watkin Jones
Principal contractor: Robertson Eastern
Civil & structural engineer: Etive Consulting Engineers
M&E engineer: Carpenter Davis Partnership
Landscape consultant: Harrison Stevens

 

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