Roomzzz York

Client: Broadley Group

Value: £1.1m
Location: York
Contract Period: Commences December 2017
Contract Type: Bespoke


Howard Civil Engineering are pleased to be working with a new client, Broadley Group, to deliver the groundworks and elevated concrete slab for a new 97 luxury apartment building providing visitors to York. The apartments will provide visitors with the comfort of a boutique hotel with the convenience of a serviced apartment. The new development is located on a unique waterfront location on the famous River Ouse in York.

The build is within the River's flood plain. To remedy this the timber frame 4 storey building will be set upon a concrete slab elevated above ground level on short columns founded on pile caps, the space beneath serving as a floodable undercroft car park.  

A new flood wall at the rear the car park will improve flooding protection to the properties behind.

The serviced apartments will open its doos to guests in 2019.

Scope of works

  • An initial visit to place the piling mat
  • Drainage including SW and FW rising mains and connections into neighbouring properties
  • 20m twin 1.5m dia Turboside tank and associated interceptor
  • Pilecaps, columns and elevated concrete slab
  • RC flood wall

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