Partick student housing bonanza shows no sign of abating
February 14 2014submission of plans by Glasgow Harbour to build a 500 room scheme with ground floor retail on vacant ground at Beith Street.
Designed by ADF Architects and Gillespies the proposal slots into a wider master plan for the area, which aims to open up access to the river Kelvin by connecting it to Partick and bring a swathe of derelict land back into use.
Clad in terracotta and metallic aluminium and a base course of facing brick the development takes the form of a ground floor retail podium with student accommodation stacked above the property will feature a continuously sloping roof line – with retail protruding out in places to distinguish both functions and provide a garden terrace for residents above.
Last week Alumno Developments received planning permission for a £60m development of 701 student rooms on a neighbouring plot.
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