29fl Vita Student, Birmingham - Construction with Community

Vita Student is a purpose-built student accommodation development comprising 540 studio bedspaces over two buildings of 10 & 29-storeys.


Land at Gough Street, Suffolk Street Queensway

Birmingham, B1 1LT

View the site map HERE.



Client: ES Suffolk Birmingham Ltd (McAleer & Rushe)

Architect: Urban Innovations, Park Hood

Operator: Vita Group

Project Manager, Principal Contractor: McAleer & Rushe

Principal Designer: Hasco

Civil & Structural Engineer: MCR Consulting

MEPCaldwell Consulting

Sustainability & Energy: BPP Energy

Air Quality: Ramboll

Planning Consultant: Carter Jonas

Targeted start & completion: Summer 2023; 2026



Vita Student is a purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development set to bring 540 studio bed spaces into the area.

Two BREAAM 'Very Good' buildings of 10 & 29 storeys will be built, delivering five types of studios aimed at the top end of the student market. (Standard, standard+, enlarged, premium, and Vita Ultimate bedrooms.)

Facilities will include 24-hour concierge services, bookable dining rooms, a gym studio, social hub, games area, study spaces, and an outdoor terrace.

A new Gough Street layby will also be formed for deliveries and drop-offs, while Vita Student will offer free resident bike hire – of which there will be c.254 spaces.

Vita Student, images from Urban Innovations.


September 2023 - 

A health & safety sweep of the site was completed in early September; the site is now construction-ready.

Drone photography by Stephen Giles.


Project dates

30 May 2022 - On-going


Construction & regeneration


Your Place Your Space

Jonathan Bostock

0121 410 5520
jonathan.bostock@ yourplaceyourspace.com