Skyscraper Construction Continues In Leeds

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Skyscraper Construction Continues In Leeds

The construction of a 37-storey block of student accommodation entered its next stage earlier this month when a giant mega-crane was brought in and installed at the site on Lovell Park Road.

 

Yorkshire Evening Post reported on the crane’s arrival, noting that it will enable the construction of the building that will not only be the tallest on the city’s skyline, but also the highest building in Yorkshire and the northeast.

 

Once it’s completed, it will stand at an impressive 114.3 m high. It will house 752 rooms of purpose-built student accommodation. One of its standout features is a roof terrace on the 35th floor.

 

The developer behind the project, Olympian Homes, has already constructed another 37-storey building in Leeds. It was responsible for the Sky Plaza residential skyscraper, which provides 572 student rooms.

 

Despite its roof being the highest point in the city, the building itself is not the tallest on the Leeds skyline. The reason it sits higher is that it was built on high ground. According to the news provider, it can be seen from up to 25 miles away.

 

The project on Lovell Park Road will benefit the city in several ways, not least of all by creating 300 construction jobs at its peak.

 

Earlier this month, the Yorkshire Post revealed that the construction sector is helping boost Leeds’ regional economy. The newspaper shared the findings of the latest International Construction Costs report from Arcadis, which found that constructing new buildings in regional cities represents “value for money”.

 

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Foregale Ltd was established in 1981 operating from premises on Shillbank Lane, Mirfield. Following rapid expansion, the company not only relocated to the current premises on Union Road, Liversedge but also opened a second depot in Hessle, Hull in 1986.

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