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More student rooms planned for Brighton


Brighton & Hove City Council has granted planning permission to Alumno for the construction of purpose-built student accommodation on Brighton’s Lewes Road.Up to 60 students will be accommodated in the new development’s studio flats, which will be built over three and four storeys, and feature several communal areas and facilities.The £6m development is targeted at students at Brighton’s Screen & Film School – Alumno plans a movie theme for the building to appeal to them – but other students will also be accepted.Sustainability measures will include solar panels, low-energy lighting and high-efficiency heating. Construction is scheduled to start in spring 2021 with completion planned for summer 2022.