East Park

The on-campus living experience is a priority for our first-year undergraduates who want to be within walking distance of Streatham Campus. East Park, our largest student residence development since 2012, plans to provide 1,182 modern bedrooms on a site marked for development for the University’s use since the 1970s.

Involving current students in the design process to shape the look and feel of the future residence has been central to the selection of University Partnerships Programme (UPP) as the preferred bidder to design, build, fund, and operate East Park. East Park will offer prospective students the opportunity to choose from a range of room types and rent levels and enjoy a variety of amenities.

Reserved Matters planning approval for the East Park development was granted in October 2018. Works commenced in early 2019 with the new accommodation set to open in two phases from September 2020 and September 2021.

East Park forms part of our commitment to ease the pressure on accommodation in the city, as well as providing a range of options for future students alongside our other new student residences Moberly and Spreytonway.

Resident liaison meetings

To provide regular updates on the project we will be holding resident liaison meetings to provide members of the community an opportunity to come and discuss the development. Members of the University, UPP, and VINCI Construction UK will all be available at the sessions to answer any queries.

Our next meeting:

  • Tuesday 2 April 6.30pm-8pm
    Conference rooms 1 and 2, XFI building, University of Exeter

Plans for East Park

What will East Park look like?

You can view the updated plans from June 2018 for our new student accommodation at East Park:

Upcoming works

This tab will provide you with regular updates on the planned works, highlighting any potential noise and disruption, so that you have as much notice as possible to make any alternative arrangements.

Works summary for upcoming weeks

To see what works are planned for the next 3 weeks please view the PDF document below:

Notices

Footpath diversions starting on Monday 4 February (8 weeks)

Please note a number of footpath diversions will be in place towards the bottom of the East Park site for a period of up to 8 weeks from Monday 4 February.  This includes the bottom of the Taddiforde valley, the bottom of Hoopern valley and access from the back of XFI and the Lafrowda residences towards Rennes Drive. Appropriate signage will be in place to divert pedestrians to an alternative route, for your own safety please ensure you follow the diversions.  To see the routes closed and diversions in place please view the map.

Tree felling works Higher Hoopern lane Monday 18 February (1 week)

Please note tree felling works are due to take place along Higher Hoopern lane between Rennes Drive and Higher Hoopern Farm week commencing Monday 18 February.

Six trees are being removed as outlined in the planning application.  Vehicle and pedestrian access will be retained whilst the works take place, however please follow any local diversions in place. 

 

 

Contact us

If you have any questions in relation to East Park, please email eastpark@exeter.ac.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Resident liaison meetings

To provide regular updates on the project we will be holding resident liaison meetings to provide members of the community an opportunity to come and discuss the development. Members of the University, UPP, and VINCI Construction UK will all be available at the sessions to answer any queries.

Our next meeting:

  • Tuesday 2 April 6.30pm-8pm
    Conference rooms 1 and 2, XFI building, University of Exeter