A flagship 10 floorsethere residential development in Nottinghamcelebrated a construction milestone this week — with steel structures on Queen’s Road reaching their climax.
The 348 Queen’s Road Apartments Scheme, which is located next to Nottingham station, has been highlighted by blockwork, a merger partnership between Network Rail and blocal group who to secureed building permit in 2019.
In 2020, Grainger plcthe UK’s largest provider of private rental accommodation, has agreed to acquire the plan through a forward contract and add it to his portfolio of UK rent developments, his first in Nottingham. Construction activity began in early 2021, directed by GRAHAM.
Reaching up to 10 stories in height, the developmentknown as Barnum, will transform the facade of Queen’s Road next to the train station.
Designed by Nottingham-based Franklin Ellis Architectsthe Build to rent scheme will provide a range of high quality houses and amenities for residents.
The Grainger Internal Management Team will set new standards in great customer service at residents Who’s gonna do it benefityou of aaccess to a common lounge for residents, gym, private dining room and roof terrace. At street level there will be space for small businesses and a cafe,which will be accessible to the public.
A mix of studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments will expand the offering choice of houses for tenants in the city and attract a wide range of people looking live close to Nottingham city center attractions.
JNew public spaces being created will feature attractive paving and tree planting, with widened sidewalks, improving the Vista along one of Nottingham’s most important roads.
To mark the the last important stage of the program, a Topping Out ceremony was held on site on June 17th. Representatives of Block Group, Railway Network, Grainger, GRAHAM, Franklin Ellis Architects and Sime walker gathered to celebrate the occasion or they were joined by Ayoola customer of Nottingham City Council.
Robin Dobson, Group Real Estate Director, Rail Network said: “As a strategically important site in the UK, we are proud to be partneringwith Grainger to deliver much-needed high-quality homes to this brownfield site. “This is a partnership focused on the government’s strategy to accelerate the deployment of housing to stimulate local economic growth.
It’s a project that demonstrates the central role that our railway can play in unlocking growth sites. We deliver it through a public-private partnership, an approach we will seek to replicate in other cities and towns across the country. It will bring lasting benefits to the local community and region.”
HElen Gordon, Ch.ief Executive, Grainger plc said:
“We are delighted to have reached this milestone for our Barnum scheme – the first of its kind in Nottingham and our first Build to Rent scheme in Nottingham, one of our main focus cities. We are really looking forward to seeing the development come to life over the next few months – bringing high quality homes and a commitment to excellent customer service to tenants in Nottingham”
Richard Thomas, director at Bloc, said:
““Working with our partners to advance The Queen’s Roaddevelopment has been particularly exciting because it will provide a quality of accommodation and facilities not currently available in Nottingham. The facilities host on offer for residents Wiwe will see a permanent residential community established in the area, with the development managed over the long term to maintain the quality of construction and building management. The Barnum Diet is a landmark development in Nottingham and is sure to play an important role in developing the city’s southern gateway into a vibrant neighborhood and high destination for city life.
Ayoola customer at Nottingham City Council, commented:
“It’s great to see the development of Queen’s Road take such an important step. The project is an excellent example of how we can achieve the objectives set out in the adopted local plan. The mix of apartment sizes within the development will help better meet the needs of our diverse population while encouraging our aspiring talents to stay in the city”
Ronan Hughes, Regional Manager at GRAHAM, added:
“Queen’s Road is a great project we are working on, conditioner this privileged site in the heart from Nottingham. This is pleasant to reach such a big milestone and start seeing the pattern really takes shape. We are convinced that this will have an extremely positive impact on the town and we can’t wait to finishing work and delivering a program we can all be proud of.”
The program should be completed by beginning of summer 2023.