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Shepherd to build £45m Manchester student tower

10 Aug 10 Shepherd Construction will build a new 33-storey student tower in Manchester after the city council granted planning permission.

Shepherd Construction will build a new 33-storey student tower in Manchester after the city council granted planning permission.

Student Castle is the developer behind the 520-bed development on Great Marlborough Street, in the city centre.

The construction cost of the 109m-high tower is around £45m.

The rooms will be a mix of self-contained studio apartments and cluster-style communal accommodation.

Edward Cade, chief executive of Student Castle, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded planning permission for this landmark scheme in Manchester.

“As a new, expert developer within the sector we are pleased to have this opportunity to make a positive contribution to the regional economy and higher education sector in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities.”

The tower is due for completion in 2012.

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