Proposals feature rooms and apartments for over 1,400 students

University of Hull student accommodation plans

The University of Hull has unveiled plans for a £130m student accommodation scheme.

The project is being financed by the university’s partnership with University Partnerships Programme (UPP), which will raise the required investment and handle the design, construction and operation of the project.

The plans feature a range of single rooms and one bedroom apartments for 1,462 students, comprising nine blocks, within the scale and context of the campus and neighbouring buildings.

Alongside the accommodation, other facilities include a café, convenience store, laundry facilities and formal and informal outdoor areas.

The planning application was submitted to Hull City Council following consultation with the local community, students and staff.

Professor Glenn Burgess, acting vice-chancellor at the University of Hull, said: “Students increasingly want modern, high-quality accommodation.

“This development ensures that we are able to meet these needs, as well as increase the number of students who can live on campus, in managed, secure and sustainable accommodation.”