Leicester City Council has given the go-ahead for a new student accommodation scheme on one of the city’s main gateways.
Designed by local architectural studio, InkDrawn, the scheme will see the demolition of the former Leicester antiques warehouse on Welford Road, nearby the junction with Victoria Park Road, and the creation of 43 new studio apartments.
“This project has been three years in the planning, and we’ve worked extensively with the local authority, our client, UK Land and Marrons Planning to bring forward a design that will integrate with the neighbourhood and benefit Leicester’s significant student population,” said InkDrawn’s director, Dan Nestoruk. “The positioning and orientation of each block were informed by the surrounding properties to ensure privacy
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