The conversion of an existing building into 472 student beds, situated on Rutland Street, it is just a stone’s throw away from the central train station and the iconic Clock Tower.

Project Overview

The refurbishment and conversion of an existing insitu concrete framed building, over 8-storey plus a basement and corner tower extending to 12-storeys, into a 472 bed Student Accommodation incorporating communal areas, amenity space, coffee shop, co-working lounge and associated external works.

Built in 1955 as a the grand headquarters of shoe manufacturer, Freeman Hardy & Willis, and subject to significant damage during WW2 bombing raids before post-war reconstruction. But, it was most recently home to the International Hotel and has been empty since 2009.

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