Leeds Central Village - Student Accommodation

1,000 student bed accommodation project

Workspace and Living space

About Project
Project requirements

Close to the city centre, Leeds Central Village is a new development with space for approximately 1000 students. Central Village is a cluster of new buildings right on the University’s doorstep, being only 2 minutes’ walk from the university campus, Central Village is a stone’s throw from the city centre’s bars, pubs, clubs, and shops, and even boasts an on-site Tesco. This new development close to the city centre offers ensuite and studio apartments with 24-hour reception.

The solution
Project Fulfilment

Bluespot® worked closely with its client property group Downing to ensure the manufacture and installation of all bespoke furniture were according to brief and aligned with the multi-phase new build progress and timescales.

This Leeds University Student Accommodation projects was across two phases and included all fixed furniture, beds, desks, wardrobes, chairs and pinboards. The Tower unit accommodation is made up of en-suite rooms and studio apartments, alongside breakout areas.

Phased new build project

All rooms are light and modern with ensuite. There are also shared flats in clusters of 5 or 6 rooms featuring a large fitted open kitchen, dining and living space, with comfortable seating and a TV in the lounge area. There are both single and dual occupancy studio flats available too for couples or two friends sharing the same sleeping area.

All rooms were fitted with double beds except twin shared studio flats which have two single beds.

  • Leeds Central Village Phase 1. The manufacture, supply and install of 576 student residence including kitchen area, study area and sleeping area. The project started in March 2012 and finished in July 2012.
  • Leeds Central Village Phase 2. The manufacture, supply and install of 404 student residence including kitchen area, study area and sleeping area. The project started in March 2014 and finished in August 2014.

Complete FF&E service

As part of our FF&E service, the bedrooms were provided with:

Bed, Wardrobe, Study table and chair, Waste paper bin, Bedside unit, Shelving and storage.

Kitchen and communal area

Cooker – usually with 4 hotplates, a grill and an oven. Microwave, Fridge/freezer.

Cupboards, Sink – mostly with separate taps for hot and cold water (i.e. no mixer tap)

Table and dining chairs (except in some catered residences)

Waste bin, Vacuum cleaner, Dustpan and brush, Sweeping brush, Mop and bucket, Kettle, Ironing board and iron, 1 fire blanket

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