Lothbury adds Camberwell, London Student Accommodation to Property Portfolio

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Lothbury Investment Management, on behalf of Lothbury Property Trust (LPT), has added further to its portfolio of student accommodation with the completion of a 166-bed facility in Peckham Road, Camberwell, south east London, valued in excess of £20m.

The development comprises a part extension and part conversion of the London Borough of Southwark’s former town hall to create new high specification student accommodation based in four buildings, three of which are historic Grade II listed. As well as 166 student beds, the development includes artists’ studios, and a café gallery.

The forward funding project was developed by specialist student accommodation developer, Alumno Developments. The scheme is let in its entirety to Goldsmiths University and Homes for Students will manage the site on behalf of Lothbury.

Simon Radford, chief executive of Lothbury Investment Management, said “We put in place a strategy last year to increase the weighting in the “other” sector and diversify the Fund’s portfolio. The result here is that we have rapidly assembled a portfolio of high value, excellently located student accommodation, with the 196-bed Powis Place, Aberdeen development having recently opened and the 418-bed scheme at Sheraton Park, Durham currently under construction. These assets are added to the 100-bed Central Studios, Ealing and 135-bed East Sands, St. Andrews assets, which were purchased in 2015”

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