Suburban high-rise student digs boon

[caption id="attachment_213336" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Progress of the construction of CampusKey Scarborough in Summerstrand.
Picture: Fredlin Adriaan[/caption]

A new R145-million student accommodation block is rising on the beachfront, promising some relief to the city’s crippling student accommodation crisis.

Visiting the area this week, The Herald found that, where before the beachfront end of Scarborough was quiet and sun-soaked, it is now noisy, dusty and cloaked in shadow, jammed with machinery and construction materials.