Photo of Rosalind Franklin Hall

Project Description

Client: University of Portsmouth
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Year Completed: 2003
Contractor: Warings (now Bouygues Construction)
Architect: Architecture PLB
Contract value: Approx £19m

One of several important student residence projects we have undertaken in Portsmouth and Southampton.

A local landmark building, Rosalind Franklin Hall (formerly James Watson Hall) provides 720 student accommodation units across a 6/8/10/12 storey reinforced concrete framed structure on piled foundations. Tunnel shuttering was used for the majority of the rooms. The lower floors are conventional reinforced concrete framed retail and restaurant spaces.

Services provided
Gyoury Self provided full structural and civil engineering services.


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