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Appeal: Glasgow student accommodation rejected because of insufficient amenity space


Curlew Capital has been refused permission for a 262-bed student accommodation development after an inspector agreed with Glasgow City Council’s assessment that the replacement of a permitted gymnasium with two commercial units rendered the scheme unsuitable in relation to policy on student accommodation.

Reporter Padraic Thornton noted that planning permission had been granted in January 2014 for an eight-storey student accommodation building including a gymnasium, a games/seating area and a study room. Current plans indicated that the gym wass to be replaced by two commercial units, which the council contended led to a deficiency in amenity space.

Thornton noted that policy ENV 2 of the .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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