Portland Green Student Village, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne
Status: Completed 2013
Turner Court is the first building to be completed as part of the Portland Green Student Village. This eight story block accommodates 275 students, with two retail units provided at ground floor. Accommodation is provided in cluster apartments comprising of 4 to 7 en-suite bedrooms with access to high speed broadband.
The building is clad in brickwork and high quality curtain walling systems, and is focused around a central south facing courtyard, to provide appropriate on-site amenity space for students. Sedum green roofing and combined heat and power concepts were integrated into the design proposals, and the building has achieved BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.