Union Square


A student residential development comprising 228 student beds, including a mixture of individual high specification studios and shared cluster apartments, located on a former brownfield site in the Shieldfield area of Newcastle. Prepared for the client Adderstone.

The proposal was designed to provide a high specification selection of bedrooms with individual prefabricated en-suite pods provided in each room. A lot of the apartments are provided with balconies, and the top storey apartments have generous roof terraces.

The eight storey 6,300 m2 project includes 146 studios with cooking facilities, popular with post-graduate and international students, and 15 flats with shared kitchen and spacious communal lounge areas, each accommodating between three and six people.

The building includes a central courtyard providing communal amenity space for residents.