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08Sep94 UK: WIMPEY IN FIRST DBOO BID - STUDENT ACCOMODATION PARTNERSHIP.

Wimpey is in final negotiations with the University of Greenwich on the first design-build-own-operate scheme for student accommodation.But the go-ahead depends on whether costs can be pared down to a level where rooms can be leased to students at a rent they can afford.Wimpey is working in partnership on the £10 million project with Paddington Churches Housing Association and catering firm Chartwell.The partnership will run for 25 years, after which ownership of the student village ...

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