In endorsing the Collective's application to build the residential sites, the College will have access to Apprenticeship, work experience, and potential job opportunities for learners during the construction and operational stage of the development.
The Collective’s development in Earlsfield comprises 292 co-living rooms alongside an array of publicly accessible spaces at ground floor including a new public café. As part of the development The Collective will be delivering an extension to the Wandle Trail providing a new cycle and pedestrian riverside link for the people at Wandsworth. In Battersea The Collective aspire to activate and animate the local street scene with vibrant public and community ground floor spaces alongside 182 co-living rooms and an 81 bedroom hotel.
Chris Dodd (Head of Employability) said: "Since starting work on the projects in Wandsworth, Harry and the team at The Collective have been a pleasure to work with. This announcement signifies a series of really exciting local construction development projects over the next few years that we are going to be a part of. We cannot wait to get started."
Harry Manley, Associate Director of Planning at The Collective said: "We are delighted to be able to deliver these two game-changing schemes in Wandsworth with our key community partners including South Thames College. The schemes will create huge social and economic opportunities for the people of Wandsworth during both the construction and operational stages."