Ground works package in Herne Hill

Job Description

4/5 story building comprising of 69 student bedrooms and retail space on the ground floor (total building area 2,787 sq.m.). A variety of bedroom sizes are planned in this project, from en-suite apartments to double studio apartments of 23 sq.m., thus covering different needs for various student housing classes.


The development has a pre-let agreement with Tesco grocery store chain for the commercial area on the first floor.


Construction will be in modular timber frame clad in brickwork built off of a reinforced concrete first floor transfer slab. Roofs will comprise Sedum flat roofs incorporating photovoltaic panels.


The Location

128 Herne Hill, Lamberth, London.


With both a railway and an underground station across the road from the site, there is easy access to all of the London Universities as well as central London. With excellent transportation links to anywhere in London, the site is situated in a great location with shops, cafes and parks within a short walking distance.


Our Involvement

We carried out the complete ground works package. Which included, clearing the site, pile probing, specialist piling as rail track was then than 5 metres away from the boundary and introducing 5 meter high columns to take the reinforced transfer slab at 1st floor level. The 5 metre height was a requirement of Tesco to enable them to maximise the space available.


Contract Period

16 weeks.


Contract Sum


Herne Hill

Student housing

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