THA were appointed as part of the Eco-Res team to support the client on this fast track student accommodation scheme to provide circa 500 bedrooms for the University of Cumbria in Carlisle. THA provided both Project Management and Cost Consultancy on the scheme.
From starting the project in September 2011 the team have managed to achieve planning permission after having the initial application rejected. The scheme commenced on site end of February 2012 and 249 bedrooms were available for the start of the 2012-13 term in September of 2012. The project achieved BREEAM Outstanding rating based on the more strict 2011 criteria.