Developers mark empty seven-story office complex for student flat village in Northampton town centre

A long-empty seven-storey office complex next to the Greyfriars site in Northampton town centre could be made into a 250-bed student flat block.

Friday, 15th September 2017, 3:53 pm
Updated Friday, 15th September 2017, 3:57 pm
Belgrave house in Greyfriars.

Project after project to redevelop Belgrave House, in Greyfriars, has stalled or fallen through over recent years.

But plans to renovate the 8,000 square-foot block into student accommodation have now been submitted to Northampton Borough Council.

It includes space for large bike store for up to 250 bicycles.

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The 8,000 square-feet seven-storey complex backs onto the Grosvenor's Centre.

But the new student village will not have any parking in a bid to promote cycling and public transport in the town.

A consultation is open until September 28.

The 8,000 square-feet seven-storey complex backs onto the Grosvenor's Centre.