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Plans to demolish former Glasgow bank and bar to build 173 student flats

Plans to demolish a former city centre bank and a bar to build 173 student flats have been recommended for approval next week. Caledon Properties Ltd initially got permission to build a hotel on the site, at the corner of Trongate and Hutcheson Street, but have changed the proposal to student accommodation.

Approval tipped for redevelopment of former Barker and Stonehouse site

Plans to transform the site of a former Barker & Stonehouse showroom in Newcastle into student accommodation look set for approval. The application relates to a 0.7-acre site on Leazes Park Road which is occupied by the retailer as well as Strawberry House.

Warwick University aims to boost student bed spaces by over 1,000 in next decade

Warwick University is predicting student numbers will rise by 2033. It hopes to boost housing on or near campus to the tune of some 1,200 student beds by this point, according to new plans. The schemes would be developed by the university directly or working with private companies.

Demolition plans lodged for Newcastle University’s Castle Leazes halls ahead of £250m redevelopment

Plans to tear down a major student housing block at Newcastle University have officially been put before city decision-makers.

Plans to build 10-storey student block in Leeds with nearly 200 flats approved

The application was submitted to the Leeds City Council in October 2023 and will see the development of a part 8 part 10 storey building just off of Kirkstall Road containing 198 studio flats.

Winners named for £260m Manchester Uni framework

The new build framework will be used to deliver the University’s next five-year investment strategy. It has been divided into four lots that will also cover demolition, refurbishment, decoration and landscaping, up to a total value of £260m.
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Declining international student interest in Canada, the UK and Australia

An aecc survey of 8,312 current and prospective international students from 124 countries (excluding China) has found that interest in Canada, the United Kingdom,...

Student scheme in Bristol set to move forward

A former engineering works and foundry site in Bristol looks set to be redeveloped into a scheme of almost 500 student bed spaces, with approval lined up.

Planning Permission Sought For Further Student Rooms At Charing Cross

Vita are proposing nearly 600 student bedrooms plus 20 affordable rental flats for a vacant site at 20 India Street. “Vita will develop, own and operate the student housing element of this proposal bringing increased residential density to the area and an improved public realm to the surrounding streets."

Nottingham mixed-use scheme gets go-ahead

Maven Property (Nottingham) has been given the go-ahead by the city council to transform the tired-looking 191-195 Lower Parliament Street by adding up to three storeys to the existing two-floor building. The move, says the developer, will create a scheme that will retain the ground floor retail units at the site while adding 104 student bedspaces on the upper floors.
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