Deal to develop student block near Birmingham city centre

A £25 million deal to develop a 600-room student block near Birmingham city centre has been agreed by regional development agency Advantage West Midlands and developer Watkin Jones. The 11-floor building, to be built at Jennens Road in Eastside, will contain 128 flats and potentially a dance studio and shops. A planning application has been submitted and work will start later this year subject to approval.

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