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North West Cambridge

No. of Beds
No. of Storeys
Structural Engineer
Main Contractor
Mechanical Contractor
Electrical Contractor
Saco Property Group
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

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