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Bluebell Residences (2011)

 
Bluebell is a RIBA Competition winning student halls of residence. It has 505 bedrooms spread across 4 blocks, complete with Resident Tutor flats and two separate Warden houses.
  • Maximum use of daylight and natural ventilation.
  • Pre-built shower "pods" installed.
  • Efficient heating from Warwick's combined heating and power plant, using thermal stores.
  • BREEAM Excellent rated.

Essential Information


Start & Finish dates February 2010 - August 2011
Funded by University
Budget £24M
Requested by Warwick Accommodation
Managed by Estates Office
Architects Page & Park Architects
Quantity Surveyors Northcroft (also Employers Agent)
Mechanical Engineers Harley Haddow
Electrical Engineers Harley Haddow
Structural Engineers Arup Scotland
Main Contractor Kier Moss
Landscaping Estates Office

Statistics


Basic Building Cost £1,241/m2
Services Costs £379/m2
Gross Floor Area 16,272m2
Total Area of Site 3.8 hectares
Function Areas and Their Size Data Halls: 400m2
Electricity Consumption 50kWh/m2
Heat and Gas Consumption 140kWh/m2
Low Carbon Energy Generation Yes
Water use 26,528m3/year
Steps taken to reduce environmental impact Part of a sustainable service strategy.