Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel, Loughborough University

Loughborough University identified the need to increase the capacity of student accommodation on campus, with an aspiration to achieve this through high quality accommodation around an active landscape and to add to their world class facilities for sports students and elite athletes by incorporating purpose built accommodation, altitude living and nutritional facilities.


— 617 student bedrooms including specialist sports student accommodation rooms

— 4-bed wardens house

— Student Hub, a reception building with amenity spaces for students - common room, study room and events space.

— Elite Athletes Centre: 42 twin rooms which include 20 state-of-the-art ‘altitude’ living rooms and nutritional facilities

— Active Landscape, a high quality environment.

— Ancillary uses include: Energy Centre, cycle


Double Olympic champion Lord Sebastian Coe officially opened the new Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University on Friday 9th November.


“Fantastic concept executed brilliantly! The accommodation is entirely appropriate for elite athletes and their teams. The staff are incredibly friendly and know what they’re doing. The layout is perfect – spacious, airy and beautifully presented. The food was fantastic, and the chef is clearly serious about food!” Martin Weston – LTA


Please follow link to our news feature to find out more: http://davidmorleyarchitects.co.uk/#!latest/news/2018/11/november

Please follow link for an amazing virtual tour of the whole complex!:https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=SZvuNdJk38H&start=%7B%22camera_position%22:%7B%22x%22:-7.5929,%22y%22:-5.4493,%22z%22:10.991%7D,%22camera_quaternion%22:%7B%22x%22:-0.1596,%22y%22:-0.3429,%22z%22:-0.0592,%22w%22:0.9238%7D,%22camera_mode%22:1,%22scan_id%22:%227f8c10b1264f46fdb7879259fcf629f4%22%7D