Ahli United Bank Acquire Durham Student Accommodation
25th Sep 2018
Plans to build a 647-bed student accommodation block in Cardiff are set to be given the green light by councillors.
The scheme, which includes a 25-storey tower, has been lodged by architects Corstorphine + Wright on behalf of Fusion Students and is located on a vacant plot adjacent to Herbert Street.
Included within the plans are a student gym, dinning party rooms and a cinema. At the top of the 25-storey tower there will also be a Sky Bar.
A planning application for 180 residential units was previously granted planning permission in December 2015, however Fusion Students acquired the site in May 2016 and subsequently put forward an updated proposal.
A report prepared prior to Cardiff City Council's planning committee meeting has recommended the project is approved, subject to the signing of a Section 106 agreement.
The report said: "The proposals redevelop a vacant plot and provide 674 student bedspaces in a high quality purpose-built development with ancillary communal facilities, retail development, and associated public realm in a highly sustainable location.
"The development will go some way to meeting the significant student demand for high quality purpose-built student accommodation in Cardiff."
25th Sep 2018
24th Sep 2018
21st Sep 2018
20th Sep 2018
19th Sep 2018
18th Sep 2018
17th Sep 2018
14th Sep 2018
13th Sep 2018