Architect: Brightspace Architects
Developer: Morgan Sindall
Scheme: Madeira Road Bournemouth Student accommodation.
This site was released for re-development by Bournemouth Borough Council, as part of its Town Centre Master Vision, to provide a 400 space multi storey car park and a 378 student room halls of residence for the Arts University Bournemouth.
This development is one of the towns first local authority car park sites to be promoted through the LABV by The Bournemouth Development Company, a joint venture between the Council and Morgan Sindall Investments.
The site is located in Madeira road Bournemouth, a gateway site on the approach to Bournemouth and Poole to the North of the Town Centre.
The proposals consist of a six storey car park and three separate blocks of student accommodation of between 4 and 7 storeys accessed via a central facilities block.
Following extensive public consultation, the project achieved a unanimous planning approval and following award of contract to Morgan Sindall Construction in 2013 is now being constructed on site with a programmed completion date of August 2014.