Gorgie Road, Edinburgh

Gorgie Road, Edinburgh

Case Study: Gorgie Road Student Residences, Edinburgh

Main Contractor: Ogilvie Construction

Design And Built Contract: Excelsior Services (Student Accommodation) Ltd

Project Value: £2.15 Million

Duration: 36 Weeks

257 ‘Fresh living’ Bedroom student accommodation made up of a mixture of cluster bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities and studios with self­ contained bedrooms and kitchens.

  • Serviced by a central plant room consisting of gas fired boilers, CHP, water storage tank and full BMS controls
  • Heating was a wet system with radiators in each bedroom, kitchen and communal
  • Full domestic hot and cold water systems
  • Full data network with wifi
  • Extract ventilation in each studio and cluster
  • Full L1 fire alarm system
  • Disabled alarm and refuge
  • Full external lighting
  • Full CCTV coverage internal and external
  • Electrical services are provided via a substation, site wide LV distribution and all internal/ external lighting and power
  • Key fob access system and intercom