Student Accommodation in Cambridge

The project manager for a new block of student accommodation in Cambridge was tasked with finding a storage solution that would be both flexible and durable. The accommodation would house students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, so the storage solution needed to be able to accommodate a wide range of needs. Additionally, the storage solution needed to be able to withstand the rigours of student life, which can be notoriously messy and chaotic.


After researching a number of different storage solutions, the project manager selected Toprail's modular storage system. Toprail's system is based on a high-level horizontal wall rail, which allows students to hang a variety of storage furnishings from it, including shelving, wall cupboards, and pin boards.

The project manager chose Toprail's system for a number of reasons. First, the system is highly customisable, allowing students to choose the storage furnishings that best meet their needs. For example, a student who is studying engineering may need more shelving to store textbooks and equipment, while a student who is studying art may need more wall space to hang artwork and supplies.

Secondly, Toprail's system is made from high-quality materials and is designed to withstand the rigours of student life. The shelves, cupboards, and pin boards are all made from durable materials that can withstand repeated use and abuse. Additionally, the wall rail is securely anchored to the wall, so there is no risk of it falling or collapsing.

Finally, Toprail's system is easy to install and maintain. The wall rail can be installed by anyone with basic DIY skills, and the storage furnishings can be easily added or removed as needed. Additionally, the system is easy to clean and disinfect, which is important for a student environment.


The Toprail storage system has been a huge success at the student accommodation. Students have appreciated the flexibility and durability of the system, as well as the ability to personalise their space.

One of the biggest benefits of the Toprail system is that it has helped to reduce clutter in the student rooms. In the past, students would often store their belongings on the floor or on makeshift shelves, which could lead to a cluttered and disorganised space. However, with the Toprail system, students have been able to store their belongings in a neat and orderly way, which makes their rooms look and feel more spacious.

Another benefit of the Toprail system is that it has helped to improve the overall aesthetic of the student accommodation. The system is available in a variety of finishes and styles, so the project manager was able to choose a finish that matched the overall design of the accommodation. As a result, the storage system blends in seamlessly with the rest of the space and does not detract from its overall appearance.

Additional Details

In addition to the benefits mentioned above, the Toprail storage system also offers the following benefits:

  • Affordability: Toprail's storage system is very affordable, especially when compared to other modular storage systems on the market. This is important for student accommodation projects, which often have tight budgets.
  • Sustainability: Toprail's storage system is made from sustainable materials and is manufactured in a sustainable way. This is important for students and universities that are committed to environmental sustainability.
  • Scalability: Toprail's storage system is scalable, meaning that it can be easily expanded to meet the needs of growing student populations. This is important for student accommodation projects that are expected to grow in the future.