For over three decades GDC has successfully delivered over £600m of inspirational student accommodation and is working in partnership with leading educational establishments to deliver £500m of new landmark schemes in the UK’s most prestigious university cities.  It continues to innovate and hone its offering, emphasising its commitment to delivering superior, sustainable accommodation underpinned by award winning design.

See our Developments section to find more about our completed and on-going projects.


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    Clare Rogers, Director of Estates, Newcastle University

    “Downing have brought extensive commercial developer experience to the planning and design of the NUBS building.  Throughout this process they have shown their willingness to appreciate and understand the needs of the HE Sector and to adapt to our specific requirements.”

    Ian Robertson, Head of Residential Accommodation at University of Leeds

    “Central Village will provide our students with excellent quality bedrooms and facilities, in an ideal location, and it’s a great addition to our accommodation offering.”