City planners in Birmingham have given the green light to a 48-storey apartment tower.
The scheme will be built on the site of the former Irish Centre in Digbeth after it left its home of 50 years 12 months ago.
The new build-to-rent scheme, on the corner of High Street Deritend and Stone Yard, will have 454 one- and two-bedroom apartments and more than 10,000 sq ft of amenity space.
This will include a gym, cinema, sky bar, flexible co-working space and cycle parking but no parking for vehicles.
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Birmingham-based developer Court Collaboration is leading the scheme along with the Stone Yard project on land next door where it received consent to build 995 apartments in August.
The extension of the West Midlands Metro will run directly past the two sites and connect with HS2 and New Street and Snow Hill stations.
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Construction work is expected to commence later this year.
Alex Neale, chief executive of Court Collaboration, said: “This development will provide high-quality, contemporary city living in a prime location, complementing the surrounding area and numerous high-rise developments coming forward in Digbeth, including Connaught Square, Lunar Rise and our own Stone Yard.
“With a high level of ongoing investment and regeneration in this area, as well as the wider city centre, we are thrilled to have received planning permission from Birmingham City Council and look forward to starting works on site in due course.”