Student Accommodation News

Planning consent is granted from Brent Council…

Victor Harris reports that Brent Council have resolved the planning application for Unite. Unite is planning to create a 200,000 sq ft student accommodation scheme which will be adjacent to Wembley Stadium. The plans will further develop there immediate vicinity around Wembley Stadium which will see the area improve even further.

Victor Harris understands that TateHindle are the appointed project architects who have been representing Unite through the planning permission process. Unite are going to create a tower building on the one-acre site which is on Olympic Way which should provide capacity for an estimated 700 students. Going to be great for the students to be so close to Wembley Stadium and also nearby Wembley Park which allows for easy access into Central London. The works are due to commence later this year and should take approximately two years to complete. Unit are reported to be working jointly with the London Student Accommodation Vehicle.

The plans are a great idea and another example of how London is continuously improving. Victor Harris currently are also looking themselves for sites or buildings suitable for student accommodation and will look in the future to be involved in similar schemes such as this one.