Student homes site in capital sold to Watkin Jones

Development company, S Harrison, has sold a development site in Edinburgh earmarked for student accommodation.

Watkin Jones has acquired the plot in Gorgie Road which has planning permission for 248 student bedrooms in two buildings made up of 35 studio rooms and a mixture of cluster apartments, ranging from six to 10 bedrooms.

It will have a range of amenities including study rooms, a games area, gym, cinema, laundry and secure cycle storage for every resident, as well as incorporating quality soft landscaping, connecting the buildings to the riverbank on the Water of Leith …

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