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- McLaren Property has been granted planning permission by Liverpool City Council for a new 242-bed purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) on Myrtle Street.
- The PBSA will have studio rooms in 4-6-bedroom clusters and shared amenities like a lounge, study hub, and cinema.
- The site is near the University of Liverpool campus and has good transport links, including storage for 81 bicycles.
- The design by Cartwright Pickard Architects referenced Art Deco styles and was refined through discussions with the council to respect the neighbouring heritage sites.
- McLaren Property is targeting BREEAM Excellent certification for the development through efficient building envelope and services.
News in Detail:
The Liverpool City Council approved a request from developer McLaren Property. This gives them the go-ahead to build a student housing complex with 242 beds on Myrtle Street in Liverpool. A much-needed boost to student housing in the city.
The student housing building is right next to the University of Liverpool campus. A perfect location for students! Plus, it’s near public transport, making it easy to get around the city.
The complex will have all kinds of rooms. Studios and flats with 4, 5, or 6 bedrooms, totaling 242 beds. Cool extras like a social lounge, study hub, cinema, and guest rooms make this place stand out.
It even has room for 81 bikes! This is a great way to promote green travel. Cartwright Pickard Architects designed the building, keeping in mind the local Art Deco style to match the neighbourhood.
McLaren Property’s Regional Managing Director, Tom Gilman, is excited to transform the area between the Knowledge District and Canning Street Conservation Area. Collaborating with the council is critical. The design must respect the surrounding area’s heritage, and they’re committed to doing just that.
Myrtle Street’s planned development aims for BREEAM’s Excellent rating in eco-friendliness. The building design focuses on energy efficiency, promoting a healthy space for residents.
Firm Mclaren Property has received a green signal to begin construction on their new student housing plan in Liverpool, aiming to finish by the 2024/2025 academic year.
McLaren Property has successfully gotten the go-ahead from Liverpool City Council for their new 242-bed student housing project on Myrtle Street. The upcoming development will have studio rooms and 4-6 person bedrooms, plus common facilities for student welfare. Right next to the University of Liverpool, the student housing designed by Cartwright Pickard Architects will mirror local Art Deco designs. McLaren is striving for a BREEAM Excellent rating for their eco-friendly housing project.