Watkin Jones wins new planning consents

Watkin Jones said it received a number of planning consents during December, including for two student accommodation developments in London.

The first of the pair is for a 283 bed development at Albion Way in Wembley, while the second is a 353 bed development at Forest Road in Walthamstow.

The company also secured planning consent for a 323 bed development in Chester.

All of the developments are anticipated to be completed in 2020 ahead of the 2020-21 academic year, the company said.

Elsewhere, the company has also secured planning consent for three build-to-rent developments.