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Leeds approves £40m student accommodation scheme

20 Jul 20 Leeds City Council has giving planning permission for the construction of a £40m student accommodation scheme in the Woodhouse district of the city, near the university.

CGI of the Carlton Hill development in Woodhouse
CGI of the Carlton Hill development in Woodhouse

The plans were submitted by Pickard Properties, a local developer behind the Spinning Acres development in Far Headlingley

The 604-bed scheme at Carlton Hill, Lofthouse Terrace, Woodhouse, will replace a four-floor, 239-bed development which was developed on the same site by Pickard Properties in 2001. 

The client’s project team includes Halliday Clark Architects with Fox Lloyd Jones as quantity surveyor/project manager and engineers Sweco and Hoare Lea.

Construction is expected to start on site in autumn 2020 following the appointment of a contractor. The scheme is due for completion in the summer of 2023.

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