Major plans have been revealed to build nearly 1,000 state-of-the-art student flats with a café and shops as a university expands.
Developer JEDS Investments wants to bulldoze buildings on the former Stoke-on-Trent College Cauldon Campus site, in Shelton, to make way for three high-rise blocks containing 939 apartments.
If approved, there would also be a bistro and convenience store on the ground floor, along with a gym, laundry, cinema, IT room, games area and study pods.
Around 23 parking spaces and storage for 236 bikes would also be provided.
A JEDS Investments spokesman said: "The proposed scheme will develop this vacant land at a key setting within the city and provide a positive contribution to the local community. The buildings are carefully designed to create valuable use of a neglected site at this important location."
The need for more accommodation has arisen after the closure of Staffordshire University's Stafford campus with an extra 2,400 full-time students arriving in the Potteries at the start of the 2016/17 academic year taking the total to 13,000.
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