Work begins on new £19m student flats in Sheffield city centre

Work is under way on more than 320 student flats in Sheffield city centre.

Saturday, 28th April 2018, 10:04 am
Updated Saturday, 28th April 2018, 10:11 am
How the new 324-room student flats will look (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)
How the new 324-room student flats will look (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)

The £19 million Steel City scheme in St Vincent's Quarter includes the refurbishment of Grade II-listed former 'little mesters' metal workshops dating back to 1833.

The development on Hollis Croft, close to the University of Sheffield’s School of Engineering, will have 324 student rooms, with a mix of en-suite rooms, studios and one and two-bedroom duplex apartments.

The development will include a rooftop bar (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)

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The accommodation is being built by Clegg Construction, which has already completed more than 1,400 student rooms across Sheffield, for developer Future Generation.

Designed by Sheffield-based Axis Architecture, the buildings will be finished mainly in brick with natural slate pitched roofs.

The Steel City development is due to be completed in time for the 2019/20 academic year (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)

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The development will include a rooftop bar (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)
The Steel City development is due to be completed in time for the 2019/20 academic year (pic: Clegg Construction/Future Generation/Axis Architecture)