Engineering Firm Secures Another Multi-Million Pound Contract
Swansea-based RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services has recently won a contract to complete electrical and mechanical works for the new Capital Quarter student accommodation project in Cardiff.
The Tyndall street project is worth £5m to the company and is due to be completed in July 2017. The net area of the development site is 140,000 sq. ft. The project is being carried out in partnership with VINCI Construction UK.
Capital Quarter is an eight acre mixed use Cardiff City Centre development. It has outlined planning for over 800,000 sq. ft. of development, which will include offices, hotels, student housing and education uses.
The 580 unit student accommodation project that RDM will be working on forms part of the Capital Quarter mixed use scheme in central Cardiff. The development comprises a mix of studio and cluster accommodation constructed over two separate blocks around a central courtyard.
The scheme has been designed to ensure maximum room efficiencies and quality amenity space has been provided. The accommodation is opposite and within easy access of the University of South Wales’ creative industries Atrium campus.
RDM has also recently been successful in winning its third contract for the design and build of the next phase of the new £450m Swansea University Bay Campus being built on Fabian Way, valued at approximately £4.5m. The latest Capital Quarter project win is testament to the quality of the work carried out by the company on such large scale projects.
Dave Kieft, director and co-owner of RDM Electrical and Mechanical Services, said:
“The Capital Quarter is a fantastic development and we are obviously very pleased to have won the contract to provide the electrical and mechanical engineering work for the student accommodation. We have been doing substantial work over recent years on student accommodation projects, such as with the new Swansea University Bay Campus, and our expertise in this area has enabled the company to secure more and more of these types of projects.
“The success of this Capital Quarter contract will allow RDM to continue with its investment and growth plans and shows the commitment of our team in maintaining clients, and delivering a quality design and build product at a fair and marketable value.
“We continue to invest in our operations to ensure that the quality we deliver does not reduce at the expense of turnover, which is very important to our ever expanding client base.”