17-storey student accommodation scheme gets backing of planners

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Plans to build a major student accommodation scheme on the site of the former Sentinel building in the Southside regeneration area of Nottingham have been given the nod by the city council’s planning officers.

The scheme, by developer Jensco, will go before the planning committee next Wednesday (June 19). It includes 356 bedrooms made up of 222 cluster rooms, 112 studios and 22 studio suites, has been designed by CPMG and will reach 17 storeys at its tallest point.

A planning statement said: “To create a dynamic and vibrant community, the project places a great focus to becoming an appropriate bookend to Traffic Street introducing a tower of appropriate height to mark this initiative. A positive accelerator of urban life created by a hierarchy of public realm

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