LIV Student accommodation welcomes students at York Street complex

LIV Student is one of Belfast City’s largest new student accommodation blocks. LIV Student is the first building in Northern Ireland to be awarded 3-star Fitwel accreditation! This is the highest rating given by the world’s leading certification system for buildings. Fitwell is implementing a vision for a healthier future for buildings and the surrounding communities.

LIV Student, Belfast is Valeo Management Europe (VME) third LIV Student complex. The brands journey began in Dublin 2018, followed by Sheffield opening its doors in 2019 with more student complex’s’ opening next year.

The student accommodation includes 717 stylish bedrooms, studio rooms and apartments across the 13 floors. With shared communal areas and kitchens, retail units, courtyard areas, fitness studio and study rooms the complex is exceptional for the students. LIV Student is situated on York Street beside Ulster University’s new Belfast campus. Located on the edge of Cathedral Quarter, the student development offers a great social hub for students. LIV Student offers 24-hour support and a supportive community hub.

LIV Student incorporates a trendy, chic design for students providing a level of comfort. The high-end student complex was completed to the highest standards ahead of students moving in for September. The facilities will transform the students learning experience enhancing their well-being whilst improving their overall student experience. The complex was pleased to have achieved 100% occupancy months before welcoming the students.

Working closely with Main Contractor Graham we are delighted to provide our MEP services for the prestigious project. Providing Mechanical and Electrical services for the student complex, the finished project is stunning. Our Mechanical and Electrical services provided included but not limited to; ventilation system, full domestic water services supply, foul and rainwater pipework, AHU and extract fans, sub mains cabling, all lighting, audio visual and much more. For more information on our M&E services provided check out our LIV Student Accommodation Project Profile.

The project was not without its challenges as the global pandemic hit during works. Michael Nugent Ltd worked closely with Graham and Valeo Management Europe, to ensure health and safety regulations were followed, and successfully completing the project on time to the highest standards. 

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Photographer Richard Watson