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  • Kimpton Secures £700k M&E Package For Greenbank House

    Following on from the successful completion of Greenbank Blocks C & D we are very pleased to have secured the £700k M&E package for the refurbishment on the grade II listed Greenbank house. The main scope of the works is HVAC and will involve the installation of new heat recovery ventilation, LPHW heating & radiators, domestic hot water from central plant (Both served by the sitewide district heating network), above ground drainage and electrical works compromising of LV electrics, feature and decorative lighting, AV equipment, Data & WIFI, BMS controls and CCTV. Once completed the building will provide much-needed office space for the University of Liverpool’s staff.

    Greenbank House, Liverpool

    History of Greenbank House:

    The house was built in the early 1700’s as part of the Toxteth Park estate and in 1788 it was acquired by William Rathbone IV from the Earl of Sefton who wanted the house to serve as a country retreat for his family.

    The Rathbone family had strong connections with the University of Liverpool and following the death of Hugh Reynolds Rathbone in 1940 the estate was subsequently acquired by the University a few years later.

    Old picture of Greenbank House, Liverpool

    The initial plan for the house was for it to be used as housing for students and this was the case up until 1963 when it was converted into a social  club for students and staff, this did not last long as only a few years later another change was made and the house was converted from being exclusively for students and staff to being private accommodation.  The accommodation boasted a kitchen, bar, restaurant/café and a function room for weddings and many other social events.

    The house was closed to the public in 1988 and was used as office space for the UoL for a few years, the house now remains in a derelict state and has not been occupied for a number of years.

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