The Albert Residences is a new 163 bed student accommodation building currently under construction on Henwick Road, just a few hundred yards from Worcester University’s main St John Campus.
The development, which comprises the full redevelopment and reinvention of the original Victorian listed buildings and a new adjacent accommodation block, is being delivered by Space Developments with appointed local contractor J Tomlinson Ltd undertaking the main construction works.
Work on the site started in July, with the building due to be completed by September 2022 ahead of the new academic year.
As construction work progresses, a took place on the 16th December to mark a key milestone for this local historical site.
Ken Jones, Construction Director at Space Developments, said “The vision for this high-quality student accommodation is starting to take physical shape. The steel signing marks an exciting point in the project. This new build addition to the site will complement the existing Wheeler building and create additional shared social and external spaces, offering a strong community feel for our residents.’
Tony Shenton, managing director (new build projects) at J Tomlinson, added: “It is extremely rewarding to oversee the continued progress on site in Worcester. The project has come a long way since works commenced during the summer, and we are so pleased to be able to come together to recognise this key milestone as our new build and refurbishment teams work in partnership with Space Developments to deliver first-rate living and social spaces for Worcester University students in time for the 2022/2023 academic year.”