Bridge Street Exchange, Cardiff

Client: AIG
Architect: Rio Architects

Construction of a 27-storey tower block, with a conjoined 10-storey block, with these two blocks standing above the central amenity space and 2 No retail areas at ground floor. The development overall provides 477 student beds over multiple storeys, together with communal and ancillary facilities. In addition to the main student use, there are two commercial/retail units on the ground floor level. These are separate from the student accommodation and will be provided on a shell-only basis for potential occupiers. Further to this the development incorporates an Alcohol Treatment Centre (ATC). The scheme will also include 4 duplex apartments for private rent or sale. The scheme is currently the tallest completed building in Cardiff.