Chaucer HousePortsmouth

A 484 bed UNITE student accommodation block situated in the city centre of Portsmouth.

The 13 storey scheme is made up of a mixture of en-suite flats and studios with communal areas above ground floor commercial units.

Brentwood were appointed to complete the mechanical and electrical services design on behalf of RG Group and C&D Electrical. The design includes LED lighting throughout, electric panel heating within residences, and the use of CHP plant to provide 70% of the domestic water heating load of the building. The scheme was designed to a BREEAM rating of 'Excellent'.

Chaucer House is in close proximity to Greetham Street, which Brentwood also worked on and completed in 2016. 

Concept Image: Cooley Architects

Project information

  • Client:RG Group / C&D Electrical
  • Project:Chaucer House, Portsmouth
  • Value:£30m
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