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Therese House, Glasshouse Yard

Mecserve was appointed to provide a fully coordinated design for the building services of the residential accommodation at Glasshouse Yard in the heart of London.

Therese House was a new student residential accommodation with over ten levels of habitable floors with plantrooms at both basement and roof level. Therese House was popular with UK and international students for its central location within close proximity to the Barbican theatre.

Therese House offered a range of private and shared accommodation, with the development consisting of 168 self-contained studio bedrooms and 78 study bedrooms arranged in clusters around communal kitchen areas. The building had a management suite and control room to monitor the building service systems and the firefighting equipment.

Contract Value: £27m

Client: HDG Mansur

Architect: TP Bennett

Project Manager/Quantity Surveyor: Arcadis

Structural Engineer: Campbell Reith Hill

Services provided by Mecserve: Building services engineering