J Tomlinson Wins Coventry Student Accommodation Contract
J Tomlinson has announced that they have won a £7.25 million contract that will see the company provide the mechanical and engineering services for a new student accommodation scheme. J Tomlinson is an established and privately owned company that has a vast amount of experience in the provision of construction refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, mechanical and electrical engineering and facilities management.
The work being completed as a part of this new contract will see J Tomlinson working on the creation of the 922-bed student accommodation scheme. The company was appointed by the project’s main contractor Galliford Try in order to carry out the mechanical and electrical work on the £52.2 million development that is taking place on Paradise Street in Coventry.
The new halls of residence will be spread across three blocks of three 12 and 14 storeys. The development is taking place on the site of a former garage which is close to the city centre. As a part of this development there will also be an additional two low-rise housing blocks. As a finishing touch to this site there will also be landscaping and a recreational area that will be created for students to enjoy as well as office and maintenance facilities that will be used by the proposed management company AXO Student Living.
J Tomlinson’s extensive portfolio of work and experience providing integrated building services and standalone mechanical, electrical and plumbing services for clients across a range of different sectors made them the perfect candidates for this project. The company have been appointed to design, supply, install and commission the mechanical, electrical and plumbing services for the project. The main contractor for this project, Galliford Try Building East Midlands was appointed to this construction work by The Elite Group. The project is expected to start soon with the project expected to be complete in August 2019.