Although there is a review taking place into the amount of student accommodation being delivered in the city centre this particular scheme is being fast-tracked before the review reports to make sure that it gets the go-ahead.

The planning report into the scheme, which will be considered by councillors next Tuesday, says: “The proposed student accommodation represents a significant regeneration scheme within a highly prominent location in the city centre and in order to ensure that delivery of the scheme is not jeopardised, the planning application is being reported to Committee ahead of the Student Review final report.”

It has received the support of two of the area’s councillors and is likely to be agreed by the Council’s Planning Committee following a recommendation by planners.

You can read more on the YourMove website HERE

Also on the Liverpool Confidential website HERE

Update on Mayor’s report HERE  from Click Liverpool website.