Graham Construction has won an £11.6m project to build student residences for the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in Paisley town centre.
Work on the new residencies complex, which will see the creation of 336 bed spaces is currently underway. The complex, which will be built on the site of the University’s Storie Street car park, has a scheduled completion date of July 2012.
The project is part of the university’s £250m investment programme, which also includes a new £70m Ayr Campus and the upgrade of classrooms and IT infrastructure across all campuses.
The new student accommodation will include bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and communal kitchen/living facilities provided for every cluster of 5 or 6 beds; a management suite; student lounge and laundry facilities …