Plymouth Marjon University is to build a £21m hall of residence and may knock down its existing accommodation blocks.The university is also considering keeping some of its seven halls and refitting them, but still aims to build the new accommodation by late 2024 or 2025. It is also planning a £100,000 redevelopment of its tennis courts and a £750,000 rebuild of its artificial sports pitch, both in 2023 or 2024.
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The university has already started work on a £3.5m scheme to replace its gas boilers with ground source heat pumps in a bid to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 80% by 2023 and establish Marjon as being “at the forefront of carbon reductions and responding to the climate emergency”. Details o …