£10.6 million contract

Interserve has been awarded a £10.6 million contract by Alumno Developments Ltd to design and build two new student accommodation buildings in Leamington Spa.

Located beside the Grand Union Canal and close to the University of Warwick, the two four-storey buildings will include 187 high quality bedrooms for students, including a mix of en-suite, standard and studio rooms, some of which will be wheelchair accessible. The development will feature a contemporary central reception area, which will provide secure access for students as well as shared common rooms and amenity spaces.

Interserve has also been contracted to make improvements to the canal-side environment and create a new green park area along the towpath, which can be enjoyed by both students and the local community.

Alumno and Interserve are also working closely with Anthony Frost, the son of local artist Terry Frost RA to install public artwork along the towpath that will celebrate Frost’s life and achievements and will encourage activity from residents and visitors along this section of the canal.