Location: 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 four to seven 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.