Planning Granted for new Student Accommodation in Galway
Planning granted for new 394-bedroom Student Accommodation at the existing Westwood Hotel Site in Galway.
An Bord Pleanála have approved planning permission for the development of a strategic housing development at the site of the existing Westwood Hotel, Upper Newcastle, Galway. The proposed development has been designed by COADY Architects and provides for the creation of a high quality, professionally managed student accommodation and ancillary accommodation to serve the existing and future needs of the City’s university population.
The proposed scheme will include 63 apartments with 394 bedrooms, together with all ancillary facilities, made up of 23 no. 4-bed apartments, 1 no. 5-bed apartment, 1 no. 6-bed apartment, 13 no. 7-bed apartments and 25 no. 8-bed apartments arranged in 5 no. blocks which vary in height from 3 to 5 storeys.