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Crosslane Group Given Consent for Cardiff Student Scheme

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Permission has been granted to build a 384-bed student development in Cardiff situated at the northern end of Howard Gardens in the Adamstown area of the city.

The £36 million scheme is being built by Crosslane Student Developments and is expected to be complete in time for the 2020-21 academic year.

The 11-storey development is focused on share cluster flats of between four and eight bedrooms, each sharing a kitchen and living room.

The development will be managed by the specialist arm of Crosslane Property Group, Prime Student Living, who will take on the role of achieving full occupancy prior to practical completion.

Commenting on the scheme, Lisa Timberlake, development manager at Crosslane Student Developments, said: "Crosslane is pleased to have successfully secured resolution to grant planning consent for its new purpose-built student accommodation development at Howard Gardens in Cardiff following extensive engagement with the local planning authority on the design and a public consultation process with local residents."

"At 384 beds, the scheme will be a significant contribution to easing the supply/demand fundamentals which persist for purpose-built student accommodation in the city, helping to free up private housing to rent by families and young professionals."

"The development, located in Adamsdown, is ideally placed for students due to its close proximity to city centre amenities, as well as to a number of key university campus sites, all within walking distance."

Once complete the scheme will have a gross development value of £36m.