Student scheme replaces ambitious 40-storey Eastside tower

An aerial view of Eastside, with Curzon Circus at the bottom left and Curzon Street station top right (Credit: DPP / Reuben & Morgan)
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. Separa... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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