Compass, 136 Lawley Middleway, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

Compass is a 5-15 storey purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development containing 290 self-contained studio apartments.


COMPASS

136 Lawley Middleway

Birmingham 

B4 7XX

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Artists Impression from Glancy Nicholls Architects.

 

Architect: Glancy Nicholls Architects

Contractor: Torsion Developments

Developer: Harrison Street/ Torsion Developments Joint Venture

Enquiries: Torsion Students

 

In brief

Compass is a purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) development containing 290 self-contained studio apartments.

Brought forward by joint venture partners Harrison Street (HSRE) and Torsion Developments, the prism shaped building will rise to 15 storeys tall, with a 5-storey shoulder.

Constructed in blue brick at the base & black glass spandrels and metallic silver finishes on the upper floors, Compass will feature a large amenity space on the ground floor, with reception area, management suite, break-out areas, study space, games area, lounges, laundry, gym, dining room & a mezzanine area for secure cycle storage.

Between the blocks, a new landscaped courtyard will be created, providing seating areas and Wi-Fi.

Predominately a car free affair, three disabled bays will be provided alongside 114 covered cycle spaces.

Artists Impression from Glancy Nicholls Architects.

Artists Impression from Glancy Nicholls Architects.

Materiality - images from Glancy Nicholls Architects.

CONSTRUCTION

February 2021 -

Start of construction  - image from Alan Webb.

Compass facade - images from EVB Facades (UK).

JULY - 

Image from Torsion Developments.

OCTOBER - 

Images from Stephen Giles.

Project dates

30 Jul 2021 - On-going

Passions

Construction & regeneration

Contact

Your Place Your Space

Jonathan Bostock

0121 410 5520
jonathan.bostock@ yourplaceyourspace.com