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New Developments

New Developments

Coventry University is working hard to increase its accommodation provision for students. Over the next few years, there will be £89 million invested, providing rooms for an additional 1,800 students, while contributing to the continued regeneration of the city centre.

You can find out more about our new development projects below. 

Godiva Place

Coventry University will be taking out a 30 year lease on Godiva Place, that has been constructed in time for September 2018 starters. This purpose-built hall comprises of 772 ensuite cluster flats, twudios and studios, social and study spaces, and provides bike storage for at least 120 bikes, promoting an environmentally conscious student community. 

You can find out more about this exciting new development on the Godiva Place information page, or via the links below.

Clancy Consultancy

Lewis & Hickey Architects

Construction News

Bishop Gate

Set to regenerate a prime brownfield site in the heart of Coventry's city centre, the Bishop Gate development is the most ambitious student accommodation project in recent years. Housing up to 1200 students in ensuite and studio flats, this development will be completed in 2 phases, with the first 725 rooms being available to students starting in September 2018. There are a variety of social areas and study rooms available for the students to use, as well as on-site communal facilities such as a laundrette, bike storage and an on-site gym.

This building will not just be available to students - the ground floor will have retail units accessible to all members of the public, aiming to improve the variety of shops and services available in the city centre. 

To find out more, visit the Bishopgate information page or click on any of the links below:

Coventry University Press Release

Barberry Property Developers

Stride Treglown Architects

C&W Local Enterprise Partnership