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GRAHAM Construction - Elgin Place Student Accommodation

Elgin Place Student Accommodation

GRAHAM Construction undertook the provision of purpose built student accommodation, offering 323 units of studio rooms and cluster flat rooms over 14 floors, with a large ground floor retail space.

The development is located on Bath Street in Glasgow city centre, positioned on the site of the former A-Listed Elgin Place Congregational Church - an iconic landmark in the city. 

Elgin Place contains the highest level of specifications. It features a wide choice of bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms as well as plenty of social spaces, including a rooftop bar and chill out spaces with a BBQ area and outdoor snug, a fully equipped gym, gaming rooms and a creative studio. There is also a film and presentation auditorium, private dining rooms, a choice of quiet areas and study spaces, iPad bouncepads and tables for games and research.

Five percent of the overall student accommodation capacity was specially designed to cater for students who are physically impaired, while standard rooms feature facilities for those with either hearing or visual impairments. 

KEY FACTS:

  • Studio rooms (18m2 - 20m2), cluster flat rooms (approx 14m2) - self contained
  • Creation of social and amenity spaces, focused around a central atrium
  • Ground floor accommodates a facilities management suite, retail and reception space
  • First floor houses an enclosed double-height performance/entertainment/sports space
  • Seventh floor features a central focal point for student social activity, with a lounge area extending onto the external south facing terrace on Bath Street with extensive green finishes
  • Shared amenities include a WiFi cafĂ©, resources centre and an on-site laundrette

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