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Sons present to witness opening of The Terry Frost Building, Leeds

Alumno have officially opened a striking mixed-use six and seven-storey building in Leeds that will provide accommodation for the city’s growing student population and features an onsite Asian street food restaurant. The Terry Frost Building, a new 11,955 square metre project on Whitelock Street, has regenerated a run-down, disused site and comprises 105 units that […]

Alumno taking design and attention to detail to the next level in 2 new buildings

Alumno have just opened its latest 2 schemes. It seems fitting to show some images from the buildings on the eve of London Design Festival Students moved into the buildings in Manchester and Bermondsey, London last week. The students will have been amazed at the attention to detail and design features in their new homes […]

Poetry commission for Leeds scheme – local poet Zaffar Kunial

As regeneration begins on a disused site in Whitelock Street, north of Leeds city centre, Alumno is planning a wide ranging programme of artists commissions for its new development to support the city’s growing student population. Alumno’s first arts projects are focussed on Yorkshire-based poet Zaffar Kunial, who has been commissioned to write new works […]

Calling All Student Photographers – New Free Competition

  Calling all Student Photographers! Once again, Alumno have teamed up with Photo North Festival to bring you this new and exciting photography competition, along with exhibitions, talks, Q&A’s, screenings and so much more. Photo North Festival are seeking outstanding photography from remarkable UK based students that explores the concept of Identity. There are no […]

Autumn Review 2021: Brighter Days Ahead

The end of 2021 is fast approaching, and with December right around the corner we look back through autumn and the amazing progress our up and coming schemes have made, as well as the awards and nominations for past schemes. August and September may have been quiet but we have sure been loud in October […]

Latest Images of Life at Beton House plus Glowing Student Resident Review

The outdoor spaces at Beton House are really coming into their own now that the grass is growing and the landscaping is bedding in. Also great news about the Park Hill shop which is now open – This is a fantastic facility for the students and other residents making Park Hill / Beton House even […]

Monthly Review: Progress of New Projects

July has been quite a month for us, as our new sites get underway We started the month in Birmingham as our site was recently granted planning permission. We’ve been working with Writing West Midlands to engage the city’s new poet laureate, Casey Bailey, as lead poet on the development’s proposed Poetry Garden. Bailey has […]

Birmingham Poet Laureate to lead on Dogpool Lane Poetry Garden

Following the recent granting of planning permission for purpose-built student accommodation and landscaping to regenerate a currently disused site on Dogpool Lane in Birmingham, the developer Alumno has worked with Writing West Midlands to engage the city’s new poet laureate, Casey Bailey, as Lead Poet on the development’s proposed Poetry Garden. Bailey has also agreed […]

Monthly Review: Double Trouble

Its double trouble this month, as we not only bring you updates from May, but also April. The past two months have been filled with project updates, public arts, festivals, and student competitions. April saw some progress with our Brighton scheme, Falmer Cottages. The new scheme will be a part of Brighton Film’s School community […]

Upcycling for public art in Manchester

Images sent to us by our contractor GMI of the Church Inn pub before demolition. Some of the pub features and brickwork will be used in an artwork to celebrate the history of the site. This will be overseen by our arts consultant Matthew Jarratt. Our ambition is to salvage and re-imagine the façade of […]

Monthly Review: Coverage With More Coverage

Two months in and we are fully underway with new projects. February was the month of magazine and news coverages along with progress updates and views from the sky. Look below. The beginning of the month saw us secure the required forward funding of £43.8 million by major diversified real estate investor Barings for our […]

Monthly Review: End Of Year Wrap

As we finally say goodbye to the year that was 2020. We take a look back on our highlights that we have achieved during this difficult year. The launch of our Park Hill Font –  The unique font celebrates Park Hill in all its glory; The public has the choice of two versions; Park Hill […]