Rockingham Street, Sheffield – Planning Consent received

Planning permission has been received on the 4th September 2018 for the provision of 691 beds of student accommodation; 618 clusters, 73 self-contained and 71 residential units; 39 one-bedroom apartments and 32 two-bedroom apartments, as well as one flexible commercial unit.

The site itself is located between Rockingham Street and Bailey Lane in Sheffield city centre, very close to the University of Sheffield campus.

To the west of the site, on the opposite side of Rockingham Street, is the Bailey Fields student accommodation development (543 bed spaces) which was built by the Watkin Jones Group and completed in August of this year.

Also, in proximity of this new scheme, the Rockingham House development; 224 student bed spaces (completed in 2008) and the Sharman Court development; 397 student bed spaces (completed in 2016).

The development is due for completion as a whole in the summer of 2021.