A PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD'S MASTERPLAN, THIS 557-BED RESIDENTIAL SCHEME WILL PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY STUDENT ACCOMMODATION WHILE SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTING TO THE WIDER REGENERATION OF THE LOCAL AREA.
OFFERING A MIX OF LIVING ACCOMMODATION, COMMUNAL SPACE, ROOF TOP GARDENS, GYM AND COMMERCIAL SPACE, GATHER PEEL PARK IS DESIGNED TO CREATE AND SUSTAIN A THRIVING COMMUNITY THROUGH USER-CENTRED DESIGN, NATURAL SURVEILLANCE AND ROUND THE CLOCK FOOTFALL.
The development will be of a distinctive and high quality architectural design, intended to contribute positively to the surrounding environs and create a sense of place, and includes the integration of a considered landscape design to create an attractive and functional public realm.
Comprising a mixture of cluster flats, studios, two, three and four bed units, the proposal also includes 288 cycle parking spaces along with space for 20 cars.
Outdated and unattractive existing industrial buildings will be replaced with two U-shaped blocks reaching eight storeys at their highest point. These will be linked by a one-storey block facing Broughton Road East, while there will also be a commercial unit at ground floor level.