The Steel City scheme, on Hollis Craft adjacent to the University of Sheffield’s Engineering Faculty, will be developed by Southern Grove, London based develop a life by Sheffield-born Chief Executive Andrew Southern.
Sheffield City Council granted permission for the “exemplary" 246-bed project which will also feature modern accommodation and networking facilities, including a rooftop bar.
Andrew Southern said:
“Securing planning permission for the scheme will enable us to create an exciting development that will break away from the traditional concept of student halls of residence. With Steel City, we put together a high-quality redevelopment of stitches a modern twist back into the traditional 19th-century fabric of the area. As well as enlivening and re-generating an underused site, Steel City will benefit Sheffield in a number of other ways, including job creation, increased economic activity, and the freeing up of traditional family housing stock for local people."