Fiveways House Leicestershire

Fiveways House is a Grade II listed building. Originally built as a shoe factory in the early 20th century, it later became a clothing factory. Fiveways has survived two fires, the most recent being in 2008.

Project Summary

Messenger was awarded the contract to convert a former Edwardian shoe factory into a 250 room student accommodation block. A city centre site, involving major demolitions, and shoring works, along with the erection of a substantial steel frame made for a challenging project. The listed features of the building, predominantly the facades, were supported and protected throughout the works.

Client:

Alpha Homes Ltd

Architect:

CBP Architects

Duration:

60 weeks

Completion:

July 2016

Value:

£8.3m

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