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Old Yesterday, 08:43 PM   #1
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Kensington House | Suffolk St Queensway | Student Accommodation | Refurbishment | Prop.

another redundant office block conversion...


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Application Number 2014/02010/PA
Application Type Full Planning
Site Address Kensington House Suffolk Street Queensway Birmingham B1 1LN
Proposal Change of use from offices (Use Class B1) to 132 units of student accommodation (Use Class Sui Generis)
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Old Yesterday, 08:44 PM   #2
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current view of building

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Old Yesterday, 08:45 PM   #3
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proposals include replacement glazing and external fins, cladding to ground floor

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haha far from exciting but development and investment nonetheless....

about years ago on in my first job, i wa working on designs for a 30 storey student block here... seems the own has either changed, or just changed their mind!
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Old Yesterday, 09:03 PM   #5
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The building changed hands in 2013


With this, bristol St residences and the one above the O2 being student accommodation aswel as the tesco development hopefully we can see some life moving to this side
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Birmingham's fast becoming a university city.
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I guess its good to see this building come back into use.

At a guess i'd say in the late 1990's at least half of Brums skyline consisted of empty buildings. We've come a long way since then.
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Forward!!!

Is it here or just further along there was another proposal about 5 or 6 years ago?
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Crazy Uk dudes

Well the world goes crazy, you can't do a thing so...accept it and live the dream. hhehehe
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