Project Information
Project description:

Design, build, finance and operate 650 new bedrooms for student accommodation within the University of Essex Knowledge Gateway site, on the Colchester Campus.

The complex of town houses, accommodating 228 students in groups of 12, plus en-suite flat clusters for a further 420 students, and a social pavilion, is due to open in autumn 2013. When completed the selected partner will manage The Meadows and the adjoining University Quays accommodation.

Related headlines:
15/08/2012 - Financial close for Essex Uni
21/02/2011 - Shortlist announced for Essex Uni accommodation

Type: PPP
Sector: Education
Region: UK - - South East
Current status: Project Signed - 15/08/2012
Contract Terms
Duration: 35-50 years
Capital value: £65.00m
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: University of Essex
Public sector contact: Conal Newland
Tel: +44 1179305833
Public sector advisors: Pinsent Masons - Legal Advisors
Quayle Munro - Financial Advisors
Private Sector Details
Consortium name: U Living Group consortium
Private sector shareholders: Bouygues UK Ltd - Shareholders
Derwent Housing Association (Derwent Living) - Shareholders
Equitix - Shareholders
Private sector advisors: Trowers & Hamlins - Legal Advisors
Davis Langdon - Technical Advisors
KPMG - Financial Advisors
Private sector debt-providers: Aviva - Debt Providers
Private Sector Shortlist
Consortium name: UPP
Private sector shareholders: UPP - Shareholders
Consortium name: Campus Living Villages

This page was last updated on:
16 August 2012.


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