Student scheme replaces ambitious 40-storey Eastside tower
Hopes for a 40-storey tower in Birmingham's Eastside have been dashed after developers submitted plans for a more modest student accommodation scheme.
Curzon Tower had been sketched out as a 250,000 sq ft building to include a hotel over eight floors and 29 floors of residential.
However Reuben & Morgan is now seeking approval for a 381-bed student scheme at Curzon Circus, with a 15-storey tower and six-storey building.
The site is very close to the proposed HS2 line on the approach to Curzon Street Station.
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