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J Tomlinson begin £5m refurbishment project on student accommodation for University of Warwick

July 11, 2022

J Tomlinson are overjoyed to commence their £5m refurbishment project of the Lakeside student accommodation on behalf of the University of Warwick.

The £5m scheme comprises of the refurbishment of 152 bedrooms and en-suites, 16 kitchens, a staff area, and two live-in staff apartments across all four floors of the Lakeside student accommodation building. The work involves extensive mechanical and electrical works, including re-wiring, heating, and ventilation system upgrades.

J Tomlinson’s Refurbishment Managing Director, Iain Davies said: “We are delighted to be working with the University of Warwick on this scheme, where we took possession of the site on 4 July 2022. We have partnered with our regular supply chain to ensure a strong Project Team focus, which is critical in delivering this very challenging refurbishment, in readiness for the September 2022 intake.”

Over the past four years, J Tomlinson has completed several diverse projects for the University of Warwick through the refurbishment framework.

Senior Project Manager for the University of Warwick, Jonathon Buckingham said: “The University of Warwick are excited to be working with JTL on another student accommodation refurbishment this summer. The programme will be incredibly challenging, but the finished product will greatly improve student experience for many years to come.”

The scheme is set for completion by early September 2022.

J Tomlinson, which was founded in Nottingham the 1950s, works primarily across the Midlands, Yorkshire and Northern and Central England.

The company provides a range of sustainable building solutions including refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, engineering services, extra care construction, renewable energy, and facilities management, working across a range of key sectors including extra care, healthcare, blue light, social housing and local government.

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