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Opal 3 Also known as Opal Tower

 

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    This residential building was originally proposed by Victoria Hall Ltd, and full planning was granted in July 2005, for a 23 storey student apartment block, located close
  • to both university's central campuses.
  • The site was subsequently sold to Opal Student Residencies, who raised a revised planning application to increase the height of the tower. Planning approval was granted in December 2006 and construction work has commenced on site, with the core rising to full height in early April, and floor plates being
  • constructed from May 2007.
  • The development was completed in time for the new academic year in 2008, and is one of the highest demand and reportedly luxurious main university student accomodation
  • centres available in Leeds.

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08-01-2007 > Surprise start for Leeds high rise.

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Architect
Morrison Design
Developer
Opal Property Group
Main Contractor
Ocon Construction
Structural Engineer
Arcadis Terence E Dudley & Associates

Reference Data

Reference No.
2267
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
12-02-2012
Planning Application Number
06/04885/FU
 

Building Location

Address
Jacob Street, Sheepscar, Leeds. LS2 8BR
Council
Leeds City Council
County
West Yorkshire
Region
Yorkshire and Humber
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Proposal date
2004
Construction start date
2006
Completion date
2008

Roof Height (AGL)
82.00

Total Floors (O.G)
27
Number of Lifts
3

Market Data

Primary Use
Residential
Secondary Use
Retail

Flats
114

Metres > Feet