VINCI wins the construction contract for a student



Rueil Malmaison, October 21, 2021

VINCI rewarded construction contract student accommodation
in Bristol, Great Britain

  • A very low energy building
  • 900 spaces over 26,000 m²
  • A contract worth 91 million euros

VINCI Construction UK has won the construction contract for the Student Accommodation Project 3 (SAP3), one of the largest British Passivhaus-certified developments in the United Kingdom, for the University of the West of England in Bristol.

This certification guarantees very low energy consumption for heating and air conditioning, while offering residents a high level of comfort.

SAP3 will span 26,000 square meters and accommodate 900 beds in a mix of studios and groups of four, six or eight beds.

The £ 77million (€ 91million) development is expected to start in November 2021 and will be delivered before the start of the 2023/2024 academic year. SAP3 will operate with reduced power consumption compared to traditional new builds of similar size.


VINCI is a global player in the concessions, construction and energy businesses, employing more than 217,000 people in around 100 countries. We design, finance, build and operate infrastructure and equipment that help improve everyday life and mobility for everyone. Because we believe in overall performance, we are committed to operating in an environmentally friendly, socially responsible and ethical manner. And because our projects are of general interest, we consider that reaching out to all our stakeholders and dialoguing with them is essential in the conduct of our activities. Building on this approach, VINCI’s ambition is to create long-term value for its customers, shareholders, employees, partners and society in general.

This press release is an official information document of the VINCI group.

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