The University of Law is releinquishing the site in 2024 and the site has been aquired by Elysium . The Law college site is one of two adjacent sites, the other being the Law College identified for development in the Local Plan. Both are previously developed sites in the Green Belt.
The Law College on Portsmouth Road is due to close and leave the site in 2024. A developer Elysian Residences have acquired the site. Elysian Residences is a UK business, specialising in the development and operation of luxury retirement communities. They aim to provide a premium service and care provision that, until recently, could only be found abroad. It is claimed the Elysian model of living “allows you to enjoy a lifestyle that’s as relaxed or as sociable as you wish, all with discreet and flexible care on hand if and when you need it”.
Elysian was founded in 2013 and now has a portfolio of 9 retirement communities, either in development, awaiting planning or open, with around 900 units and a total sales value c. £900m.
Elysian’s initial vision for the site, “is a for a development that will provide a range of much-needed new housing with care and amenities, which will support local businesses, whilst preserving and enhancing surrounding heritage, greenspace and local ecology”.
a) Elysiam are refining their plans after two consultations. The plan is for senior living accomadation and a quantum of housing for sale. Current details from latest consultaion are in the PDF attached at the foot of the post.
b) A website has also been laubched by the developer. Link to external site.
b) It is confirmed that the Police HQ is not moving and has now developed plans to upgrade their facilities. See link below.
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