Devon Street Student Resi

Contractor appointed on Liverpool’s Innovo House

After securing backing from a Singaporean investor earlier this year, Mount Property Group has appointed Barton Group Services to build the 124-apartment block on Devon Street.

Designed by Falconer Chester Hall, the scheme includes 44 studio apartments and eight en-suite clusters of 10 beds each over seven floors.

Barton is set to start ground works next month and will hand over the project in September 2020 ahead of the 2020/21 academic year.

Singaporean institutional investor Soilbuild provided an undisclosed sum towards the project earlier this year in its first investment in the UK.

The site is currently used as a car park; the area has seen a series of student schemes come forward, including YPG’s proposals for nearly 600 student flats at Gildart Street, approved by Liverpool City Council in late 2017.

Mount and Barton are also working together to deliver Natex, a £45m student scheme on the former National Express bus station on Norton Street. Mount bought the site in June last year from Anwyl, in a deal originally tipped by Place North West.

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Time will tell but this will be the first thing that Mount has built. This article may not age well

By Carl

Every warehouse looking building in Liverpool, and there many, seem to be designed by falconer Chester hall. They must have a draw full of them

By George

That’s a good design for Devon Street. These are long straight streets at the back of London Road, edge of KQ in the Fabric Quarter. The scale is right! Towers in the front on Islington.

By Liverpolitan

Still registered at 111 Mount Pleasant along with 136 other companies, this will never come out of the ground. Hadn’t one of Mounts previous backers issued a winding up petition against them? Not a very credible developer.

By DodgyMount

Awful, awful building. Absolutely no redeeming/ architectural quality at all!

By Craig

Reminiscent of Pinnacle

By mark