Graham Construction hands over Glasgow student development

Elgin Place 4Graham Construction has successfully handed over the £20 million Elgin Place development in Glasgow for iQ Student Accommodation.

The purpose-built development, in Bath Street, offers 323 units of single occupancy studio rooms and cluster flat rooms over 14 floors with a large ground floor retail space.

Elgin Place, iQ Student Accommodation’s first foray into Scotland’s biggest city, contains the highest level of specifications - including an enclosed double-height performance / entertainment and sports space; a WiFi café; social and amenity spaces. It also features a wide choice of bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms, a rooftop social areas and chill out spaces including a BBQ area and outdoor snug.

Elgin Place 1There are film and presentation auditorium space, private dining rooms, a choice of quiet areas and study spaces, iPad bouncepads and tables for games and research, and plenty of social spaces - including a fully equipped gym which will be free to use, gaming rooms and a creative studio.

Gary Holmes, managing director of Graham Construction in Scotland, said: “We’re very pleased to have successfully delivered another high-profile project in such a prime location in the city centre, on time and on budget. The team have achieved a quality of finish on Elgin Place more akin to a fashionable hotel than a traditional student residences development. These are achievements the Graham team pride ourselves on.”

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