Roomzzz York

Client: Broadley Group

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


Howard Civil Engineering delivered the groundworks and elevated concrete slab for a new 97 luxury aparthotels in York. The apartments provide visitors with the experience of comfort of a boutique hotel with the convenience of a serviced apartment. The development is located on a unique waterfront location on the famous River Ouse in York.

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

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

Scope of works

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

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