An integral part of Birmingham’s Eastside Regeneration Project, University Locks comprises of 659 bedrooms across three buildings accommodating Birmingham University students. The ground floor of the building also houses business start-up units and a small retail unit. 

BREEAM Scheme:  BREEAM 2014 New Construction: Multi-Residential

BREEAM Score:     56.5%

BREEAM Rating:   Very Good

The Environmental Difference:

  • All fridge-freezers in communal areas have an A+ energy rating
  • All ovens in communal areas have an A energy rating
  • Rainwater harvesting system is used to flush all toilets in the building
  • No parking spaces provided, simply a drop-off area at the site entrance
  • 250+ cycle spaces are provided within the building
  • Entrance to cycle storage area covered by CCTV and access by key fob only
  • A green/brown roof has been installed
  • All trees, hedges and wetland areas on the site protected during the construction period


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