Fusion at Brent Cross Town will offer 662 rooms in £210m student accommodation in London
The new area of Brent Cross Town in north London will house £210million student accommodation with 662 private rooms, a gym and an on-site cafe, known as Fusion at Brent Cross Town.
Fusion in Brent Cross Town will be Fusion’s first development in London. Due to open in autumn 2024, the site was acquired as part of a joint venture between Fusion and Cheyne Capital and will join Fusion’s other nine accommodation programs across the UK.
Designed by Glenn Howells Architects, the new building will provide three connected blocks ranging from nine to 22 storeys offering a variety of student accommodation, as well as communal amenities and leisure spaces. The building will also include two flexible commercial units on the ground floor.
A ’15 minute city’ with rail links to north and central London and five airports under an hour
Brent Cross Town is designed to be a “15 minute town”, with new shops, restaurants, amenities and leisure facilities, as well as 50 acres of leafy parks and playgrounds, all within a 15 minute walk . The new Brent Cross West Thameslink station, which will be completed in December 2022, will connect to King’s Cross via London St Pancras station in just 12 minutes.
Fusion in Brent Cross Town will offer amenities such as event space, zero-waste cafe and shop, social lounge, movie theatre, esports arena and karaoke room, as well as study lounges group and private study rooms. Fitness and wellness facilities include an on-site gym, yoga studio, basketball court, and outdoor terrace.
“A first class experience for students who want to live in Barnet”
Councilor Barry Rawlings, Head of Barnet Council, said: “We are delighted to be working with Fusion on this accommodation which will provide a first class experience for students wishing to live in Barnet.
Ben Henry, Head of Acquisitions at Fusion, added: “We are confident that the brand new Brent Cross Town will be the perfect host with its ambitious neighborhood plans and inspiring vision. We develop an environment that will make you optimistic about your own potential and create experiences that will give students opportunities for the future. We look forward to welcoming a whole new student community to this exciting region and seeing it thrive for many years to come.