O’Brien Contractors appointed to work on final phase of Aston University’s Student Village scheme

Aston University Student Village

Leading midlands groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has secured another contract at Aston University’s Student Village.

The new £214m Student Village is a residential scheme comprising 2350 en-suite bedrooms on the university’s campus in Birmingham City Centre. The scheme provides the highest standards of quality, sustainability and security, at the heart of the campus.

Acting as principal contractor, O’Brien will undertake the hard and soft landscaping around the university grounds following the construction of the Aston Student Villages Development.

Stuart Chamberlain, Director, O’Brien, said: “The new contract is something we are particularly proud to have won, as  it means we have had a regular presence on the £214 million development over the last seven years, from commencement to completion.”

O’Brien cut the first “sod” when they carried out the Phase 1 enabling works in 2008 and they will lay the last slab in Phase 3 landscaping works in 2014.

The 20 week project is valued at £1.25 million and will commence in May 2014.

O’Brien wins Borona SFA development for the MoD at Stafford

Midlands based Civil engineering contractor providing earthworks, groundworks and infrastructure services at Beacon Barrack SFA in Staffordshire, West Midlands

Leading groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has secured another contract for Lovell, on the Borona SFA Development for the MoD at Stafford. The contracted works consists of the section 278 Works to form the new entrance into the proposed development.

The overall value for the scheme is £6 million and comprises of the ‘design and build’ of circa 360 service family accommodation houses, including soft and hard landscaping, utilities services supplies both on and off site along with onsite infrastructure and section 278 works to complete the project.

We are extremely pleased to have secured further works with Lovell and look forward to assisting them on their upcoming development.