Chester Student Village, Chester
RPS provided a full range of Mechanical and Electrical designs for this student accommodation development.
RPS has been involved in setting out design strategies, developing detailed drawings for costing, liaising with utility providers, and issuing proposals to planning authorities.
Chester Student village is a proposed development comprising 2,300 student accommodation units, a Hub building with sports and social facilities, and also external MUGA pitches.
The project will have two large CHP units which will contribute approximately a quarter of the electrical load at peak times, and will feed back in to the electrical network at off peak times.
An in-depth infrastructure package has been developed including a private HV network around the site and liaison with Scottish Power the local network operator.
The scheme has been developed to meet a BREEAM 'excellent' rating.