Portland Green Student Village, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne
Status: Completed 2015
Rosedale Court opened in September 2015 and is Building 4 of the Portland Green Student Village. This seven story block accommodates 338 students, with the ground floor providing three retail units, cycle storage, refuse stores, laundry facilities, reception, and communal lounge/games room.
The building has one controlled entrance for security, with a central landscaped courtyard providing access to each circulation core, from which cluster apartments are accessed. Each cluster apartment comprises of 4 to 7 en-suite bedrooms with access to high speed broadband.
Constructed on remediated brownfield land, Rosedale Court incorporates an area of sedum green roof and is fitted with an energy efficient heat and power plant. The building has been rated BREEAM ‘Very Good’ and is designed in compliance with ‘Secured by Design’ accreditation.