Case Studies

Student Cribs

Morrison Circus, Edinburgh
Full internal refurbishment of 24 student flats in Edinburgh City Centre
Student Cribs
Lead Consultant
Student Accommodation
12 Weeks
Principal Contractor
Cosmos Projects

Morrison Circus is a purpose built student accommodation block of cluster flats in Haymarket, Edinburgh City Centre. Cosmos Projects were instructed by GVA, following a competitive tender process, to undertake extensive internal refurbishment works to two adjacent blocks of 24 student flats. Each block comprises 12 clusters of 4 flats; with each cluster containing a separate, large open plan kitchen, living, dining-room area; one shared bathroom with shower and WC; and a second, separate WC.

The Scope of the Works included:

• Re-decoration of all flats and common areas;

• Renewal of floor coverings to all flats and common areas;

• Replacement of the bedroom furniture, fitted furniture and built-in cupboards;

• Refurbishment of the toilet and shower accommodation including tiling, new sanitary ware and replacement of accessories;

• Replacement of ventilation extracts to toilets and showers;

• Overhaul of all kitchen units;

• Replacement of full lighting installation throughout both blocks; and

• Replacement of the fire alarm system.