Torsion to build £65m twin towers in Leeds

Court Collaboration in partnership with Torsion Developments has submitted a planning application for a £65m two-tower block development in Leeds.

Local contractor Torsion Group has worked closely with the developers as their construction partner for the build to rent scheme.

The 18 and 22 storey tower blocks will contain 349 apartments on the former Alton Cars showroom site on Saxton Lane, Leeds.

Planning consent is due at the end of May 2019 with a start on-site programmed for late summer 2019.

Local Leeds based Architects Den Architecture and Structural Engineer CWA form part of Torsion’s design team on the project which is due for completion in late summer of 2021.

Torsion Group Managing Director Gary Walton said “Torsion is delighted to have been selected as the main contractor for the delivery of these two residential tower blocks in the heart of Leeds.

“Working In partnership with Court Collaboration we are currently delivering 225 luxury residential apartments in the heart of Birmingham city centre and are delighted to continue our collaborative working partnership.

“With our Head Office in Leeds, we are excited at the prospect of delivering this build to rent scheme and hope to commence work later this year.”

Court Collaboration Managing Director Alex Neale said “Urban growth in Leeds is amongst the strongest in the UK, and it’s an area currently enjoying substantial investment and economic growth.

“That stimulus is creating significant demand for high-quality city centre living that this development aims to meet.”