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Construction Update: Tudor Studios Student Property

Tudor Studios construction
Jan 20, 2017

*this is an update to an article that was first published 27th July 2015

Tudor Studios: construction timeline

Detailed construction updates and images of Tudor Studios, our purpose built student property in Leicester.

Tudor Studios delivery timeline

This high specification development benefits from a unique grade II listed exterior and a robust, stylish steel-framed interior. Quality furnishings, fixtures and fittings will be installed throughout the property.

The developer has been working in the UK purpose built student accommodation sector since its infancy. They hold a nationally recognised NHBC award for build quality, and Tudor Studios was constructed to the highest standard.


Completed property images

20 January 2017


Construction timeline

15 June 2016

Tudor Studios Construction 15 June 2016

  • Phase 1 units complete internally and ready for sign off
  • White marks on brick work to be removed, pending consent from Listed Building Officer
  • Waiting for main electrics to be connected to start final testing
  • Phases 2-4 will be complete and ready for sign-off end June

29 February 2016

Tudor Studios Construction 29 February 2016

  • External scaffolding almost completely along Tudor Road and Nugent Street
  • Internal courtyard nearing completion
  • Last section of  the lower roofing being completed
  • Floors progressing well
  • Second fix joinery completed in majority of rooms
  • 177 rooms are plastered
  • 170 rooms are first coat painted
  • 130 rooms have completed plumbing, sanitary ware and tiling

26 January 2016

Tudor Studios Construction 26 January 2016

  • Plastering and first coat finishes are under way
  • Painting and tiling progressing ahead of schedule
  • Some units have kitchens and bathrooms fixed
  • Plumbing, hot and cold water services and electrical first fix works progressing well
  • Roof on main building is complete
  • Scaffolding is being dropped in phases
  • Cleaning of the historic façade has commenced
  • Windows 90% complete

30 November 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 30 November 2015

  • 75% of roof completed
  • First fix joinery started on all internal walls
  • Electrics, plumbing and boarding work started on all internal walls

13 October 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 13 October 2015

  • Roof trusses being installed
  • En-suites being fitted with shower trays, sinks and toilets
  • Kitchens being fitted
  • First fix plumbing under way

21 September 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 21 September 2015

  • Starting to form internal walls
  • Windows 50% complete

31 August 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 31 August 2015

  • Steel planking 100% complete
  • Concrete floors 100% complete
  • Structural steelwork being cleaned and painted
  • Masonry in progress
  • Window frame installation 10% complete

30 July 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 30 November 2015

  • Steel planking 59% complete
  • Work to restore external façade under way
  • Portions of the reclaimed façade awaiting repair/replacement

27 July 2015

Tudor Studios Construction 27 November 2015

  • Completion of superstructure
  • Construction of the internal court


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