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Plans in for ten-storey education building


Plans have been submitted for the development of a ten-storey education building to be used by Aston University.The university is seeking the go-ahead from Birmingham City Council to construct the building, which will provide approximately 153,000 sq ft of floorspace for educational and academic uses on land at Aston Street.A ground floor café is also proposed, along with 30 secured cycle parking spaces.A number of developments are currently underway or planned as part of the Aston University Campus masterplan. To the north of the site, the demolition of the student’s union building was undertaken in September 2020, and the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design building is in the process of being refurbished.