Living the high life

Fri 1 February 2019, 3:49 pm

Work is set to start this month on what will be Bristol's tallest residential building, at 26 storeys high, after planning permission was granted in December 2018.

Construction work on the 375- home building is to be carried out by contractor Bouygues UK, with completion scheduled for 2022.

The 16,200sq m Castle Park View, overlooking Castle Park, Bristol’s largest city centre green space, is being led by government housing agency Homes England on brownfield land it owns jointly with Bristol City Council. It will be developed by Linkcity with M&G Real Estate and Yarlington Housing Group.

Designed by Chapman Taylor on the site of a former ambulance station, it will deliver some of the first dedicated built-for-rent homes in Bristol city centre.

M&G Real Estate will own and manage 300 one and twobedroom private rented sector homes apartments, as part of its UK residential property fund. Yarlington Housing Group own and operate the remaining 75 one, two and threebedroom apartments.