Andrew Melville Hall, University of St. Andrews

Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

We are now at the commissioning stage of our student’s accommodation project.

The accommodation extends to 273 bedrooms and are formed from a precast concrete structure. The building is Grade A listed and the project is sensitive to the requirements of Historic Environment Scotland and Fide Council.

Client: University of St Andrews

Main Contractor: Graham Construction

Architect:  Cooper Cromar

Consultant: Atelier Ten

Services: M&E

Duration: 15 months

Value: £2,700,000

Location: St Andrews, Scotland


We are continually monitoring the commissioning progress against the programme both upstream and downstream with our supply chain.


Commissioning of Mechanical services:

  • Low temperature hot water systems
  • Ventilation balancing
  • Fire damper testing
  • Drainage testing
  • Domestic water services
  • BMS Controls commissioning
  • AC commissioning
  • Manuals & drawings
  • Client demonstrations


Commissioning of Electrical services:

  • Testing and verification (Dead and live testing)
  • Fire Alarm
  • Structured cabling
  • Access Control
  • CCTV
  • General and emergency lighting
  • Smoke ventilation
  • Lightning Protection system
  • Manuals & drawings
  • Client demonstrations