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Bathroom Pod Install Complete at Plymouth Student Scheme

Pickstock Construction has completed install of all 60 Bathroom Pods into Block B at Crescent Point Student Accommodation scheme in Plymouth. The shape of Block B dictated that it was to be built traditionally with a concrete frame. Elements Europe’s Bathroom Pod solution was identified as a means to offer a modular solution thus speeding up the construction time on this block. A Canti Deck system was utilised to place […]

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Bathroom Pod Install Commences at Plymouth

The installation of 60 Bathroom Pods will commence this week at the student accommodation scheme, Crescent Point, in Plymouth. The state of the art accommodation which is being built by Pickstock Construction utilising Elements Europe’s modular solutions is on schedule to open in time for the September intake of students. Bathroom Pods will be installed into Block B which is a ten storey building, using a cantideck system. This method […]

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First Modules Arrive in Plymouth

Elements Europe has commenced delivery of Room Modules to a student accommodation scheme in Plymouth’s City centre. The main contractor on-site is sister company Pickstock Construction, specialists in the development of modular buildings. The site will provide Plymouth students with state of the art accommodation comprising of two tower blocks one standing at 13 storeys and the other at 10. Elements Europe will manufacture 348 student Room Modules which will […]

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Plymouth Student Scheme Update

Pickstock Construction is a building contractor who specialise in modular buildings. Its site in Plymouth is progressing well as it prepares for the installation of Elements Europe’s Room Modules in January. The transfer slab is now in place and the scaffolding is being erected so that the install team can safely assist in guiding the modules into place. A slip form machine, which has been assembling the lift and stair cores […]

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Coventry Student Accommodation Scheme Complete

Pickstock Construction has completed work on a 114 bedroom student accommodation scheme in Coventry, in time to welcome September’s new intake of students. The development which is an extension to Sherbourne House’s current student accommodation has seen Pickstock Construction act as the main contractor. Pickstock Construction called upon sister company Elements Europe to supply a modular solution to the scheme. Elements Europe manufactured all Room Modules to a strict specification. […]

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Pickstock Construction Start On-Site in Plymouth

Its full steam ahead in Plymouth for Pickstock Construction, with construction having commenced on a brand new student accommodation scheme in the city centre. Previously, the land was home to redundant and unattractive garages.  Pickstock Construction will build two blocks of student accommodation on the land, the first, 13 storeys high and the second, 10 storeys high. The buildings will enhance Plymouth’s skyline and meet a much needed demand for […]

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Pickstock Construction Commences Coventry Student Scheme

Pickstock Construction begun work on-site for a 114 bedroom student accommodation scheme in Coventry.   The project will see Pickstock Construction work alongside Elements Europe as the off-site manufacturer to deliver the scheme which will be an extension to Sherbourne House’s current student accommodation.   Each Room Module has been carefully designed by Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects, project manager K2 consultancy and Elements Europe ensuring that the design is aesthetically pleasing yet […]

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The Pickstock Group Delivers Largest Student Accommodation Scheme to Date

The Pickstock Group has successfully delivered their largest student accommodation scheme to date. The 779 bedroom site on King Edwards Quay in Colchesterwas once an unattractive development site which has now been transformed into the largest privately owned student accommodation scheme in Colchester. Pickstock Construction undertook the role of main contractor on the two phased scheme in November 2013, and now almost two years on the development is complete. The […]

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Co-op to Move into The Maltings, Colchester

The Pickstock Group’s student accommodation scheme, The Maltings in Colchester will see a Co-op convenience store move into one of its retail units on the site. The Co-op will lease 3040 sq ft of retail space on the ground floor of the development. The retail units are in a great location next to a major route into the town meaning the general public can also benefit from the store. The […]

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Phase 2 Approaching Completion in Colchester

Phase 2 of The Pickstock Group’s student accommodation scheme is well on track for completion in August, ready for this September’s intake of students. Installation of the 398 room modules to Phase 2 will be complete by the end of this month, following a successful install programme executed by Elements Europe. As modules have been installed, Pickstock Construction has been working through each block, adhering to a careful and well planned programme to ensure work to the […]

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