North West Cambridge

Client
Sector
No. of Beds
No. of Storeys
Architect
Structural Engineer
Main Contractor
Mechanical Contractor
Electrical Contractor
Saco Property Group
Residential
180
3
DRMM
Manhire
Gilbert Ash
Sharpe Mechanical
JDE Electrical

Project in prominent location of brand new North West Cambridge Development led by the University of Cambridge

Services Highlights:

  • Concept stage design with architects to meet, site wide design briefs, local planning and client requirements

  • Onerous sustainability and energy requirements

  • Complex 3 storey development with a basement car park and central court yard

  • Consisting of two brands- 180 bed Locke Aparthotel and 150 bed Hyatt Hotel

  • Development includes roof top ‘Terrace Bar’ with great views of Cambridge City

  • MEP designed to incorporate the use of local district heating network and non potable water network

  • Over 1,000m² of high efficiency solar photovoltaic array

  • Complex process of reviewing, commenting and agreeing on deviations from two brand standards to settle upon a single set of MEP design criteria

  • Smoke ventilation system to accommodate basement car park

  • Complete pre-tender MEP design inclusive of ventilation/air conditioning/public health/lighting/small power and emergency back up services

  • Design fully developed and coordinated with other design team members in REVIT

  • Detailed external lighting modelling to meet the local planning requirements