Student Accommodation

Former Honiton Inn

Paris Street, Exeter

Project Data

Client: PSP Consultants
Architect: Grainge Architects
Contract Duration: 6 months
Services Value: £1,300,000

The former Honiton Inn in Exeter has been redeveloped as student accommodation. The new eight-storey building in the city centre comprises 120 flexible apartments along with communal facilities including kitchens, a laundry room, café bar, administration office, and cycle storage.

J S Wright was responsible for designing, installing, testing, and commissioning the mechanical and electrical services for all the apartments and amenities.

Mechanical Installations
  • Mains cold water installations
  • Low pressure hot water (LPHW) heating incorporating gas-firedcondensing boilers
  • Domestic hot and cold-water services, including boosted cold water, for all apartments
  • Natural gas installation

  • General supply and extract mechanical ventilation
  • Extract MVHR for the kitchens and showers within all apartments
  • Apartment residential sprinkler installations
  • Dry risers
  • Sanitaryware for all apartments
  • Above ground drainage and internal rainwater systems
  • Air conditioning split system for the comms room
  • Building management system (BMS)
Electrical Installations
  • Low-voltage (LV) switchboard with power and lighting distribution to individual apartments
  • LV distribution boards and cabling serving power and lighting to communal areas

  • External lighting to building

  • Access control and door entry system

  • CCTV to communal areas

  • TV and data systems to all apartments

  • Disabled refuge

  • Lightning protection
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