Preserving heritage in a new facility

The site is home to a former a working men’s club. The listed building had been empty for many years and has fallen into significant disrepair. The plans will return the building to use in an economically sustainable way for the long term. 

We have worked closely with English Heritage, in conjunction with local architects CSP, to ensure that the existing main building is retained and key features are preserved for generations to come. The sheds and buildings to the rear will be demolished, and in their place, the new accommodation will be built, creating a new streetscape onto Brinkworth Terrace, matching the height of the existing buildings and creating an attractive courtyard area.

The frontage onto Lawrence Street will return to its original splendour.

Modern student facilities

The project will connect the new building to the former Tam O’ Shanter Public House, to provide leisure and workspace facilities for the student residents. Facilities will include a cinema, reception, laundry, cycle store and offices, as well as a gym, games room, common room and study space, as well as the administrative offices for the complex. Additional study bedrooms will be provided at upper floor level.

Lawrence Street student accommodation courtyard

 

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