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Crosslane Gains Approval for Edinburgh Scheme

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Crosslane Student Developments has obtained planning permission to build an 83-bed purpose-built student accommodation block on Calton Road in Edinburgh.

The site is currently home to a car valeting business and is situated opposite the New Parliament House.

The student development will consist of four storeys and will offer 80 en-suite studio apartments and three one-bedroom flats. The scheme will also come equipped with a common room, laundry facilities, gym, outdoor courtyard and cycle storage.

Crossland also recently received planning permission to build 307 student beds in Swansea. Both schemes are due for completion in time for the 2019-20 academic year.

Commenting on the development, Jon Stewart, direct at Crosslane Student Developments, said: "Crosslane is delighted to have secured planning consent for two new purpose-built student accommodation developments on Calton Road, Edinburgh and The Kingsway, Swansea. Both schemes are right in the heart of the city centre and within very easy reach of the local universities. At 307 and 83 beds, respectively, they will help to provide efficient solutions to the shortage of quality housing for students in their respective cities."