Controversial plans to extend student accommodation scheme set for vote

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Controversial plans to expand a student accommodation scheme in Nottingham’s Sneinton Market area have been tipped to go ahead by city council planning bosses.

iQ Student Accommodation wants to extend its iQ Exchange Nottingham scheme with the addition of 85 beds, has learned.

The work will also include additional student communal areas and a refurbishment of the retail space fronting Sneinton Market in a move that will increase The Oval – the newer part of the scheme – by two storeys.

iQ Student Accommodation says the plans will regenerate the existing street frontages to Gedling Street, Boston Street and Brook Street, “creating a more interactive street environment and greater safety and security through increased passive

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