Caunton are involved with constructing a 435 Bed Student Accommodation project, consisting of an 8, 6 and 4 storey block. This should cater for students of the nearby University of Birmingham and the renowned Queen Elizabeth Hospital Medical School , where student numbers are growing.
The building is structured around a steelframe with concrete insitu floor slabs and SFS external partitioning. The outside fabric is a combination of curtain walling, brick and cladding panels
The growth in demand for student accommodation has been a real boon for the steelwork industry. Speed in particular means that the material is attractive to clients, and the flexibility and reliability of the material and the steelwork industry too has meant a growing market share for steel in the residential market.