Broadgate Park

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Coordinates: 52°56′01″N 1°12′22″W / 52.9335°N 1.206°W / 52.9335; -1.206

Broadgate Park at the West Entrance of the University of Nottingham.

Broadgate Park is a self-catered[1] hall of residence at the University of Nottingham[2] for undergraduate and postgraduate students.[2] Housing about 2400 students[1] and containing 2,223 rooms,[3] it is one of the largest student villages in Europe.[4] It is located outside of the West Entrance of the University Park campus of the University. It is owned and maintained by University Partnership Programme. The bar and cafe/bistro are owned by Sodexho. The current warden is Dr Steve Greedy.

Block names[edit]

The vast majority of blocks in Broadgate Park have rustic names such as those of various trees or flowers.[5]

  • Acorns
  • Alders
  • Alpines
  • Beeches
  • Birches
  • Cedars
  • Cherries
  • Chestnuts
  • Conifers
  • Coppers
  • Elms
  • Firs
  • Hawthornes
  • Hazels
  • Hemlocks
  • Hollies
  • Junipers
  • Larches
  • Laurels
  • Lilies
  • Limes
  • Magnolia
  • Maples
  • Mulberries
  • Oaks
  • Pines
  • Planes
  • Poplars
  • Redwoods
  • Rowans
  • Salthouse
  • Salthouse Close
  • Spindles
  • Spruces
  • Sycamores
  • Walnuts
  • Willows

History[edit]

In 2009 UPP announced a £115 million transaction with the University of Nottingham.[6] Under this agreement UPP agreed to provide 850 student bedrooms.[7]

Under an agreement between UPP and the University of Nottingham ownership of the accommodation will be transferred to the University in the year 2047/48.[6]

JCR[edit]

The Broadgate Park JCR represents the residents of Broadgate Park as well as Albion House[8] (situated nearby in Beeston) and Cloister House[9] (located in Dunkirk)— two other third-party halls owned by UPP Broadgate Park.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "LifeisaStudent - Guide to Nottingham University". Lifeisastudent.tv. 2007-09-14. Archived from the original on 2008-06-25. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Nottingham Hospitality, The University of Nottingham". Nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  3. ^ "University Partnerships Programme". Upp-ltd.com. Archived from the original on 2009-11-26. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 
  4. ^ "Broadgate Park". Su.nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 
  5. ^ https://uppbroadgatepark.com/uploads/Block%20Post%20codes.xls[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ a b "University Partnerships Programme". Upp-ltd.com. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2009-12-13. 
  7. ^ [1] Archived June 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "Nottingham Hospitality, The University of Nottingham". Nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  9. ^ "Nottingham Hospitality, The University of Nottingham". Nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2009-12-11. 

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