Seddon Construction Ltd – Keele University Barnes Blocks 1 & 2, Newcastle-under-Lyme


Keele University require two new student accommodation blocks to house the expected 20% increase in students attending the University in the coming years. The new accommodation will enhance the University’s ‘world class’ reputation, whilst in keeping with the existing University facilities.


2 new student accommodation blocks consisting of 453 student bedrooms in total; shared kitchen and social space; laundrette and management hub facilities; new adjoining car park

Fellows Add Value:

On this student accommodation development the Fellows cost planning team provided robust and cost-effective pre contract services that were used to assist in the negotiation process between the Developer and the University. 

Our cost management skills and expertise were focused to meet our Client’s requirements. 

Robust value engineering at the pre contract stage has been key to the successful approach to this development.