Student Castle, York

Elevating Tradition to Modernity
student apartment


We were thrilled to showcase our expertise in marrying tradition with contemporary design at Student Castle, York. Our team at Martin Allen Flooring and French Polishing took on the challenge of seamlessly blending the classic with the modern, and the results spoke for themselves.

In the fast-paced world of large commercial projects, time is of the essence, and our team rose to the occasion. Early mornings and late nights were a small price to pay for the transformation that awaited us at Student Castle.

Collaborating closely with our clients, Elite Shopfitters and VINCI Construction UK, we meticulously planned and executed a highly versatile project to set a new standard in student living spaces. The 300+ sq.m. space was a canvas for our craftsmanship, and we were ready to make our mark.

Our approach was bold yet refined. We introduced a stunning combination of oak herringbone parquet flooring with a twin border, expertly finished with Junckers’ high-performance lacquer. Complementing this was the installation of classic tiled flooring crafted from machined end grain, strategically placed in parallel to create a visual masterpiece. Fusing traditional elements with a modern twist resulted in a space that exuded sophistication while paying homage to York’s rich heritage.

The outcome exceeded expectations, providing Student Castle with a high-end showcase tailored to the discerning student market. Our work met and exceeded the client’s vision, setting a new standard for regional student properties.

Key Features:

  • Classic tiled wooden flooring
  • Herringbone parquet design
  • High-end finish
  • Junckers lacquer for durability
  • Modern aesthetic with traditional roots
  • Oak wood flooring

By seamlessly integrating classic elements with modern design principles, we transformed Student Castle into a space that is as functional as it is visually captivating. Our dedication to quality and attention to detail ensured that every square meter of the project reflected our commitment to excellence.

Let Martin Allen Flooring and French Polishing elevate your space with our expertise in traditional craftsmanship and contemporary design. Contact us today to bring your vision to life.


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