205 Cowley Road
Client: Crampton Smith Property Company
Kingerlee built this mixed-use, student accommodation and retail development, constructed under a design and build basis on the Cowley Road, Oxford.
Working alongside local designers, Riach Architects OMK Structural Engineers and Qoda Services Engineers, Kingerlee developed a brownfield site formerly occupied by an end of terrace house, public WC and police facilities.
The development consists of 33 student bedrooms contained in 10 flats each with its own kitchen/ lounge area. It also includes an office unit, retail space and public facilities including a police box and public conveniences along with hard and soft external landscaping.
The building consists of a part steel frame, part traditional cavity wall construction with precast elements forming all floors. The roof is a poured polycarbonate membrane with zinc mansard style features.