Strategic Housing Development
The proposed development will consist of: the demolition of the two storey building (582 sq m) at the entrance to the scheme towards the eastern boundary of the site and the removal of the fifth storey (attic) level (1,123 sq m) of the main building; and the provision of horizontal and vertical additions to and extensions of the main existing building providing 920 No. bedspaces (an additional 515 No. student accommodation bedspaces) in 868 No. bedrooms; ancillary student accommodation spaces at basement and ground floor level measuring 1,688 sq m and including gym/fitness studio, games room, library/study spaces, multi-functional spaces, café/restaurant, and student lounge spaces; all provided in a single building in 9 No. linked blocks ranging in height from 2 No. to 6 No. storeys (gross floor space of 24,693 sq m plus basement car-parking (2,443 sq m)).
The scheme also proposes 59 No. car-parking spaces (43 No. basement and 16 No. surface spaces); 656 No. cycle parking spaces; 5 No. motorcycle parking spaces; external student amenity spaces; hard and soft landscaping; attenuation pond/wetland area; boundary treatments; plant; diversion of services and all associated works above and below ground.
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