GALLERY - Sir David King opens new £45M student village, Vine Court
Professor Sir David King reveals the plaque to officially open Vine Court
University of Liverpool Chancellor Professor Sir David King officially opened Vine Court, the new £45M student village "at the forefront of sustainable residential development in the UK higher education sector".
The new residence features shops, a 250 seat restaurant and 749 en-suite rooms
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Howard Newby welcomed the inclusion of the new state-of-the-art facility to the University campus
Vine Court is built around an attractive courtyard area that provides recreational and social space
Sir David King; Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience, Professor Kelvin Everest; Sir Howard Newby and Catherine Anderson, Director of Residential and Leisure Service celebrate the official opening
Vine Court benefits from a low energy heating and cooling system, rainwater harvesting, low energy lighting and solar thermal water heating, as well as green roofs for wildlife habitats.