in five blocks
Selected as preferred Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) partner for Godiva Place, Regents (Godiva) Ltd’s new build 770-bed student accommodation hub at Coventry University, SES Engineering Services (SES) was appointed to provide a comprehensive range of M&E services, including heating, ventilation, drainage, domestic water, lift safety, fire safety, security, drainage and energy efficient lighting.
Located on a brownfield site in Coventry city centre, Godiva Place consists of five linked blocks ranging from six to eight storeys, with a reception area, recreational and social spaces, and laundries.
SES’ market leading digital engineering expertise was fundamental to delivering this BIM Level 2 project successfully, using the latest Building Information Modelling technology.
One aspect of this involved a below-ground BIM exercise co-ordinating rainwater and foul water drainage, the locations of tower cranes, subterranean rainwater filtration mats and building access locations. As a result, the installation of external services did not hold up the construction of the main buildings.
Offsite products were delivered via SES’ dedicated offsite manufacturing facility, Prism and also via the supply chain. These products played a vital role in maintaining programme and involved manufacturing 925 2D pipe modules and six major plant skids for the project.
“Godiva Place is a significant development – not just for the university, but for the city of Coventry – and we’re proud to have contributed to its build. The quality of the finished scheme is a credit to the skills and expertise of our team and we look forward to the students of Coventry enjoying the benefits of this accommodation.”
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