£21m art deco-inspired scheme in Finsbury Park will include 400 apartments over five floors

CZWG Architects has received planning permission for its £21m student accommodation proposal for Ely Properties.

Finsbury Park student housing

The building, situated in Finsbury Park, London, will house 400 student apartments on five floors above commercial space on the ground floor.

Finsbury Park student accommodation

The new structure will reflect the listed art deco cinema opposite. Each floor will have continuous bands of windows alternating with bands of coloured ceramic glazed tiles, with each band a different colour, in a subdued version of a rainbow.