RG Group are currently progressing the construction of a new PBSA building for Unite Students. The proposed scheme consists of the retention of an 1890’s Victorian shop unit, converting this area into part resident communal space with levels 1, 2 and 3 being fitted out with studio accommodation.
The Warehouse building will be demolished, along with the goods yard being lifted, to allow for a new build that consists of part 3, 4, 5, 7, and 9 storey structures that will provide a mix of communal and accommodation spaces on the ground floor, with a mix of studios and cluster flat residential units above.
In total the finished dwelling will provide 271 beds of accommodation made up of 121 self contained studios units and the balance formed from 6 bed cluster flats sharing a communal kitchen. Mixed communal space including a marketplace café bar, a “stage” social area, an array of study rooms and a bike and bin store. Ancillary spaces consist of a staff office, staff welfare, comms rooms, a substation, generator room, and mechanical and electrical services plant rooms.