Create, Niveda & Prestige Student Living celebrate Topping Out for Bowline, Liverpool

Create Construction & Create Developments, part of Create Group and operator, Prestige Student Living, hosted a Topping Out ceremony at their Bowline student accommodation development for Niveda in Liverpool on 10 February 2021, hosted by key members of the development and operator teams.

The occasion was a celebration of the achievements of all concerned, as the building reaches its maximum height, with the installation of the top level. Due to the pandemic, the occasion was more low-key than usual and social distancing measures remained in place throughout. Create’s Development Manager Neil Holland was joined by Darren Perkins – Contracts Manager at Create Construction, Howard Mainwaring – Site Manager at Create Construction and Chloe Nuttall – Prestige Student Living’s Customer Sales Executive.

Guests enjoyed a breath-taking panorama of the Liverpool skyline and the River Mersey with the Liver Building and Radio City Tower in the background, whilst admiring all the hard work of the Create Construction and Create Developments teams so far.

Situated close to both Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool campuses, the £36.6M building will offer stunning luxury accommodation consisting of 47 self-contained studios and 49 clusters comprising of 357 ensuite cluster rooms, with fantastic communal facilities that include a sky lounge, private dining areas, gym and games room. A range of social and study spaces will help to create the ideal ‘home away from home’for residents, bringing that extra level of sophistication to student living. A range of rooms are available, from a standard en-suite to a deluxe studio.

The accommodation will include up-to-the-minute interior design features as well as social areas, gym, laundry and ground floor retail units.

Continuing its mission to bring community-driven and beautifully designed student accommodation to the vibrant and growing city, Niveda Realty appointed Prestige Student Living, the premium brand of leading UK student accommodation provider, Homes for Students, to handle the operations of Bowline and delivery of the student experience. The marketing suite is now on site, taking bookings for when the accommodation becomes available in time for the next academic year.

Bhavik J Shah, Director at Niveda, commented: "Niveda Realty as asset manager and Create Construction as main contractor are glad to have partnered up on this 404-bed luxury PBSA scheme at Bowline Liverpool. The topping out is an important milestone in the development of this scheme, and we look forward to completing another remarkable PBSA development for the 2021/22 academic year. Create have shown true professionalism throughout this project, navigating the COVID impact on the UK construction industry to ensure they are on target to deliver on time and within budget.”

Create Construction has brought to the table their considerable experience in the delivery of high-volume accommodation – and continue to extend their pipeline of work as the company maintains its impressive growth. Create previously completed their largest ever student accommodation construction project in Liverpool for Niveda in 2019.

Neil Holland, Development Manager at Create commented: “It is fantastic that we have reached the Topping Out stage on this exciting project for Niveda and We Are Homes for Students in the vibrant city of Liverpool. Our company values of ‘Integrity’,‘Collaborative’and ‘Easy To Do Business With have allowed us to build a significant positive relationship with both Niveda & We Are Homes for Students. We hope to support them in their future growth in this sector.”

Chloe Nuttall – Customer Sales Executive at Prestige Student Living added: “Liverpool boasts a vibrant and exciting University scene, and we can’t wait to welcome students to the city’s most stylish accommodation. It has been a real privilege to collaborate so successfully with Niveda and Create Construction on this project and we’re delighted to celebrate this milestone together.”

Top Image: Attendees at the event enjoyed stunning views of Liverpool from the roof of Bowline building

Second Images: Designers impression of internal rooms at Bowline, Liverpool

Last Image: Architects impression of the finished building

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