Abbey House


Completed: January, 1970

Services: Civil & Structural Engineering, Below Ground Drainage & External Works

Sector: Student Living

Client: Vibe Student Living

Size: 200 Beds

A nine-storey hot-rolled steel framed student accommodation scheme delivered for Vibe Student Living near Coventry city centre. The scheme provides around 200 student bedrooms in a mixture of studios and five / six bed clusters flats.

Roscoe were engaged from concept design stage through to delivery when we were novated across to main contractor, Torsion Group.

Features / Challenges

  • Nine storey steel framed building.
  • Composite steel and concrete floor solution.
  • Shallow depth beams adopted to ensure minimal structural zone is achieved following late decision to change to hot-rolled frame.