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Value: £40 million Ecclesall Place, Sheffield

Ecclesall Place is an exciting new student accommodation scheme on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield City Centre.  Situated a stone’s throw from the junction with St Mary’s Gate (the inner A61 ring road) and adjacent to a 60,000 sq ft Waitrose supermarket and car park, the development sits only a short walk south west of the city centre core retail and business district.

Ecclesall is home to families, young professionals and university students and is the most affluent ward within Sheffield City Region. At it’s epicentre, Ecclesall Road is renowned for it’s vast array of independent and main brand restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and retail outlets. With numerous office and residential apartment blocks and Sheffield Hallam University Collegiate Crescent Campus, Ecclesall Road is a popular and busy destination both day and night.

Ecclesall Place sets a new standard for student accommodation in the city and is being developed in partnership with American student accommodation specialist, Valeo Student. The development will be launched under Valeo’s aspirational LIV brand and comprises 586 high quality student bedrooms in apartments of between one and six occupants within a new part 13-storey, part nine-storey new building.

Residents will benefit from a comprehensive range of inclusive facilities including IPTV and in room Wi-Fi plus a reception and concierge service, gym, study lounge, library and residents club with stunning roof garden.

Retail/Leisure Opportunity

Ecclesall Place presents an exciting new retail/leisure opportunity in this prime location.Supporting the new student community, and capitalising on the sites proximity to the city centre and status as a key commuter route, is 32,000 sq ft of ground floor commercial and leisure retail space suited to cafés, coffee shops and food outlets. The scheme also incorporates 65 new car parking spaces – 16 adjacent to Ecclesall Road and 49 accessed off Harrow Street. Waitrose with it’s 375 spaces is located adjacent to the scheme.

Seven modern retail spaces are offered on the ground and first floors. Units range from 1,591 sq ft to up to 10,000 sq ft. Accommodation is flexible and alternative unit sizes and layouts will be considered. Permitted commercial use includes A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1a, B1b, D1 and D2.The development benefits from a prominent frontage to Ecclesall Road (A625) and to neighbouring Napier Street and Harrow Street, with retail frontages also visible from Waitrose.

Ecclesall Place is targeted for handover in September 2019 with the full development being completed in October 2019.