Last month (September 2021), Leicester City Council issued planning approval for a new student accommodation scheme on one of the city’s main gateways.
Designed by local architectural studio, InkDrawn, the approved 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. Two blocks will be built on the site; at the front facing Welford Road will be a four-storey building comprising 22 apartments, while behind, and accessed via a connecting communal landscaped courtyard, is a three-storey building of 21 studios. Both blocks feature a mansard top floor and the scheme has cycle storage provision for 48 bicycles.
“This project has been
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