Bermondsey Spa, a new seven-storey purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development in Southwark completes. Designed by Greenaway Architecture, the scheme was built by HG Construction for Alumno Group.
Bordering Bermondsey Spa Gardens, the scheme includes 143 high-quality student units – a mix of studios and ensuite bedrooms set around cluster apartments featuring shared park-facing social dining and kitchen facilities. The inclusive and wheelchair friendly scheme has several dedicated accessible units and a high level of adaptability for disabled residents.
Bermondsey Spa includes a new widened public realm and positive active frontage. It offers students a naturally lit south-facing communal social and study space, a verdant courtyard garden, roof terrace, and balconies overlooking the park providing a variety of external amenity spaces. Students also benefit from excellent access to amenities and public transport links.
The Bermondsey Spa building has achieved a BREEAM sustainability rating of ‘Excellent’, with solar energy sources, high levels of insulation and efficient building management control systems.
The sustainably designed building provides energy efficient accommodation, which contributes to the reduction of carbon emissions. Bermondsey Spa includes passive measures – including orientation and greenery throughout, with a plethora of new trees, planting, grasses and sedum covering every roofscape in synergy with the abundant green park opposite. The construction utilised non-combustible / non-flammable materials throughout for safety.
The project team for Bermondsey Spa included Planning consultant’s Turley, M&E consultant’s Silcock Dawson, Landscape consultant‘s Studio Cullis, Acoustic consultant’s Sound Advice, Structural engineer’s Intuitive and RPS.