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Hatch Student Living, Copley Street

Multi-phase conversion of existing buildings into 144 student accommodation beds at Copley Street, Cork.

  • Phase 1 – conversion of an existing commercial unit into 2 new 5-bedroom, en-suite apartments with communal kitchens to each, dining spaces, ancillary laundry and a gym
  • Phase 2 – construction and turnkey fitout of 34 new apartments containing 134 additional bedrooms, 4 of which are disabled accessible apartments. Apartments consisted of 2, 3, 4 & 5 beds with communal kitchens to each apartment.
  • New ground floor communal space including, chill out / relaxation areas, seating pods, seating booths, study areas, canteen area, gaming area, coffee dock and tutorial zone
  • Replacement of the entire façade
  • The adjacent student accommodation blocks remained operational throughout the construction period


Project Team

Hatch Student Ventures

Project Manager/Quantity Surveyor:
Kerrigan Sheanon Newman

Reddy Architecture + Urbanism

Structural Engineer:
Malachy Walsh & Partners

Services Engineer:
Malachy Walsh & Partners

Project Details

Contract Value:
€8.5 Million

Floor Area:
7,000 m²

9 Months