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Downing starts £30m Glasgow student rooms

1 Aug 17 Student accommodation provider Downing Students has started work on its second development in Glasgow city centre.

Downing's second Glasgow student development
Downing's second Glasgow student development

Main contractor for the £30m project is George Downing Construction.

The accommodation will feature 310 cluster bedrooms and studio flats near to the developer’s West Village Accommodation Block on Beith Street. 

It is due to open in September 2018.

Downing Students owns and operates more than 5,000 student beds across nine cities including London, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

The development is as yet unnamed. The Glasgow public has been asked to offer suggestions but Building McBuildingface would not be considered, the developer said.

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