Military Road, Canterbury
Large scale student accommodation, adjacent to a world heritage site


Location: Canterbury
Value: Undisclosed
Size: 194 units
Programme: 2017 - 2019
Service: Architecture

A 194-unit student accommodation scheme on a sensitive site in one of Canterbury’s Conservation Areas.

The contemporary scheme takes the form of a traditional collegiate quadrangle with a large entrance building arranged with terraced houses creating an internal courtyard with ground floor common areas and amenity space.

The design recognises and responds to the wider context of the site on the Southern approach to the City Centre in an area of traditional two storey pitched roof houses – and within the influence and sight lines of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Canterbury Cathedral.

The project gained planning approval from Canterbury City Council in May 2018.