Sky Plaza (also known as The Plaza Tower) is a 348-foot (106 m) skyscraper, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It is the second phase of a development in Leeds city centre, consisting of 572 student apartments. It is the world's second tallest student accommodation building, the third tallest being Nido Spitalfields in London, [2 ] and the tallest is [3 ] 17 New Wakefield Street in Manchester, and while not the tallest building in Leeds, its roof is the highest point in the city as it is built on high ground. It can be seen from as far as 25 miles (40 km) from most areas.
The original planning application was an approved 26-storey scheme which was altered into the 37-storey tower. The design was submitted by
Carey Jones Architects and the main contractor on site will be Shepherd Construction. Construction took place from 2007 to 2009.
It caters mainly to students from
University of Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds College of Music. The premium range of flats are some of the most expensive student accommodations in Leeds.
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