Create Construction forms partnership with Bricks Capital on student accommodation projects

By Create Construction

20 Feb 2019

Create Construction has teamed up with Bricks Capital on the construction of two premium student accommodation projects in Swansea and Salford Quays under the award-winning ‘true’ student brand.

Create will bring to the table their considerable experience in the delivery of high-volume accommodation and will support Bricks Capital with their expertise in land appraisal, pre construction and build delivery – extending their pipeline of work as the Company continues its impressive growth. 

Bricks Capital brings a different approach to property investment and management, overseeing  purpose-built student accommodation, hotel and residential projects across the UK, with a portfolio under construction in excess of £320 million.

The two companies will team up to create another two new truestudent projects in Morfa Road, Swansea and Discovery Quay, Salford.

Morfa Road, Swansea

This £34m contract to build a 706 bed student development of 25,500 m2, - comprises 484 individual suites, 192 ensuite rooms with shared lounges & kitchens, as well as 30 additional accessible rooms.

The ground floor amenity spaces contain a cinema, library, gym and large recreation area with a spiral slide which is accessed from a mezzanine deck. Further communal spaces throughout the development include a ‘sensory room’ to aid student relaxation, and a number of the very popular ‘Come Dine with Me’ suites, available for students to book and in which they can host dinner parties or cultural celebrations.

The building will be ready for student intake at the start of the academic year in September 2020

Discovery Quay, Salford

This £24.5m contract comprises of a 25%/75% split between ensuite and studio student accommodation, with 404 student bedrooms over 14,500 m2 . The completed development will also provide a coffee shop, library, lounge, media and gaming area and stunning double-story reception, again with the unique ‘true slide’, and will be ready for student intake in Summer 2020.

Bricks Capital’s successful true brand is attracting students from all over the world with its offering of premium accommodation - providing double beds with high-quality ensuite bathrooms and kitchenettes, along with shared apartments providing ensuite bathrooms, shared kitchens and lounge areas – all with bills and WiFi included. The flagship true Glasgow West End recently won the prestigious Property Week ‘Private Halls of Residence of the Year’ for 2018, and the brand is growing from strength to strength

Each development has an holistic approach to student accommodation, providing a wide range of social spaces, including welcoming reception, dining, fitness and entertainment facilities. The company engages positively with a wide-range of local partners, hosting events and activities and providing support & well-being services for the residents.

Paul Mathison, CEO of Create Construction commented: “Our partnership with Bricks Developments is a very exciting opportunity for both companies to work closely together in the student and hotel sectors. With the same core values of ‘Integrity’, ‘creativity’ and ‘easy to do business with’ - we are looking forward to a successful partnership in the delivery of the two projects, as well as working together on other prestigious projects in the future.”

Peter Prickett, group CEO of Bricks Capital commented: “We’re very excited to enter this partnership with Create, and believe the strategic approach adopted by both companies will support our swift and successful growth in the purpose-built student, branded hotel and residential sectors, whilst also enabling us to jointly explore emerging asset classes such as co-living.”

Create Construction provides a specialist construction service to a UK wide client base.  With project values ranging from £5 to £40 million, Create Construction works primarily on High Volume schemes (Residential Student Accommodation and Hotel Sectors). Clients include; CBRE Global Investments, Primus Property Group, Liberty Living Plc, Crosslane and Hilton Hotels.

Latest news

1

Fulfilmentcrowd makes double senior hires Katie Shepherd L And Rachel Miller R

Fulfilmentcrowd makes double senior hires

19 Apr 2024

2

Forbes makes Manchester move Forbes Manchester

Forbes makes Manchester move

15 Apr 2024

3

Blackpool approves plans for pair of apartment complexes New South Promenade Apartments Visuals

Blackpool approves plans for pair of apartment complexes

12 Apr 2024

4

Distinguished engineer takes senior role at Lancaster University Rebecca Lingwood

Distinguished engineer takes senior role at Lancaster University

11 Apr 2024

5

International building supplies firm to open new plant in Preston New Kerakoll Group Premises Visuals

International building supplies firm to open new plant in Preston

11 Apr 2024

Hwc 2024 Email Signature 980x120
Background image for hub sign up block

LBV Hub

Reach 50,000 members of the Lancashire business community

Post your news
Post your events
Post your offers
Company profile
Social reach
Magazine coverage
Sign-up
Events
Health and Wellbeing Conference 2024
Hwc 2024 Social Media 1200px 1
Networking
23 Apr 2024

Health and Wellbeing Conference 2024

Crow Wood Hotel, Burnley , BB12 0RT

08:30 - 13:00

Help to Grow Management Course
HTG2.png.png
LBV Hub Seminars
15 Apr 2024 - 17 Jul 2024

Help to Grow Management Course

Preston Campus , Preston , PR1 2HE

09:30 - 14:00

HR Complete Training Programme: Equality and Diversity
Picture1.png.png
LBV Hub Webinar
23 Apr 2024

HR Complete Training Programme: Equality and Diversity

Online (Zoom)

09:30 - 11:00

Business Networking in Blackburn - BNI Vista
EVENT LISTING SIZING Vista.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
23 Apr 2024

Business Networking in Blackburn - BNI Vista

Hampton by Hilton, 2 Frontier Ave, Blackburn, BB1 3AL

06:45 - 08:30

Emergency First Aid at Work
Chamber Logo1.png.png
LBV Hub Seminars
23 Apr 2024

Emergency First Aid at Work

FGH Training, 3rd Floor, Storey House, White Cross Business Park, Lancaster, LA1 4XQ

09:00 - 16:00

Business Networking in Chorley - BNI Endeavour
EVENT LISTING SIZING Endeavour.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
23 Apr 2024

Business Networking in Chorley - BNI Endeavour

Oak Royal, Bury Lane, Chorley, PR6 8SW

06:30 - 08:30

Your Business Bootcamp Bitesize: "Roger That… The Importance of Asking Twice"
CBP-logo LBV.png.png
LBV Hub Webinar
24 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

Your Business Bootcamp Bitesize: "Roger That… The Importance of Asking Twice"

Online, Online, Online

08:00 - 09:30

Business Networking in Accrington - BNI Zeus
EVENT LISTING SIZING Zeus.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
24 Apr 2024

Business Networking in Accrington - BNI Zeus

The Mill House, Corn Mill Yard, Accrington, BB5 5HX

06:45 - 08:30

Chamber Breakfast Networking
Chamber Logo1.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
24 Apr 2024

Chamber Breakfast Networking

Lancaster & Morecambe College, Lancaster, LA1 2TZ

08:00 - 10:00

30 Minutes: Net Zero Introduction for Blackpool Businesses - Free online event
BU 2024 Events.jpg.jpg
LBV Hub Webinar
24 Apr 2024 - 24 Apr 2024

30 Minutes: Net Zero Introduction for Blackpool Businesses - Free online event

Online, Blackpool , FY4 1EW

10:00 - 10:30

Business Networking in Lancaster - Eden Business Network
EVENT LISTING Eden Business Network.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
24 Apr 2024

Business Networking in Lancaster - Eden Business Network

The Borough, 3 Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PP

18:30 - 20:30

Business Networking in Preston - BNI Diamond
EVENT LISTING BNI Diamond.png.png
LBV Hub Networking
24 Apr 2024

Business Networking in Preston - BNI Diamond

The Marriot Hotel, Garstang Road, Broughton, PR3 5JB

07:15 - 09:00

Advertise with us

Reaching 50,000 members, our print, digital and event platforms offer a fantastic way to raise your business profile and help you grow.

Find out more Lbv115 Online Graphic
Subscribe now

Weekly news bulletin