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New Student Accommodation Heading to Oxford

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New student accommodation at the Oxford University college in Manor Road has been granted planning approval.

Oxford City Council have approved a 78-bed student development, which will consist of three 'pavilion' style buildings connected by glazed stairwells.

The buildings have been designed to complement the existing Grade 1 listed architecture and are being built alongside a three-storey graduate centre, with work due for completion in 2019.

Commenting on the development, Fram Dinshaw, finance bursar at the college, said: "This was a demanding brief to make the best use of a difficult triangular site at the North East end of our main campus, which partly extends into the Green Belt and Flood Plain."