Work starts on Birmingham student accommodation scheme

Design and build specialist, Markey Construction, has started work on a new £2.4 million student accommodation scheme on Birmingham’s Bristol Street.

The Gooch Estate is developing the row of locally-listed buildings into accommodation for 108 students, as well as refurbishing the existing ground floor commercial units in time for the new intake of students in 2013.

The 40-week design and build contract was awarded to Markey Construction on the back of its existing experience in the education and student accommodation sector …



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