Caunton Engineering have been awarded the contract for the steel frame for a major new student accommodation scheme in Coventry. The contact has been awarded to Caunton by Winvic Construction who as main contractor will build four interlinked towers, ranging from six-storeys high to 22-storeys high, that will house students in 1192 bedrooms . The 22 storey tower, at approximately 250 feet, will become the tallest building in Coventry , if one excepts the world famous cathedral’s spire at 295 feet high! In addition to the student accommodation, there will be retail space on the ground and first floor.
Caunton are both designing and supplying 1800te of steelwork for this major development.