Local swimming pool will make way for tower.
Architecture PLB has unveiled new images of its £30 million building for Portsmouth University’s Faculty of Social Science & Humanities.
The practice has designed a 33-storey tower, nicknamed the Portsmouth Blade, containing accommodation for 600 students, and a second, smaller building to be shared by the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies and the School of Education & Continuing Studies.It will be built on the site of the existing Victoria swimming pool.
The schools will share the teaching facilities, including a 300-seat lecture theatre and seminar rooms, as well as a café and restaurant.
A planning application will be submitted to the city council in spring and construction is set to complete in 2013
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