Elliot Group Crown Street
A planning application has now been submitted at Crown Street

Elliot acquisition spree continues at Queen’s Dock

Charlie Schouten

The developer has agreed to purchase the Eyre & Elliston site on Bridgewater Street, opposite Queen’s Dock, while it has also advanced plans at Crown Street, another site it bought this year.

The Eyre & Ellison plot, pictured below, is next to three of the developer’s other sites on Norfolk Street, including an Epic Hotel and apartment scheme, where work is now under way.

While Elliot group is understood to be assessing its options for the newly-acquired site, a mixed-use scheme is more likely to come forward, including employment space for the city’s burgeoning tech and creative cluster.

The purchase is due to complete in November with Eyre & Elliston looking to relocate elsewhere in the city. The half-acre plot includes a warehouse bordered by Bridgewater Street on one side, and Watkinson Street on the other. The purchase price is undisclosed.

Elliot Lawless of Elliot Group said: “The complexion of Baltic keeps changing as companies grow and new attractions are added or expand.  Plus, there’s a growing residential population to accommodate so the range of potential uses on the site is greater than it might have been, say, eighteen months ago.”

Elsewhere in Liverpool the developer has also submitted plans at Crown Street, a site it purchased earlier this year.

Elliot’s proposals, pictured above, have been designed by architect Falconer Chester Hall and feature 106 key worker homes along with 182 student bedrooms across two blocks reaching up to six storeys. These will front both Crown Street and Falkner Street. Zerum is advising on planning.

Elliot Group Eyre & Elliston

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Nice not overly ambitious scheme. Paramount will test Elloits mettle. Good luck on both

By Andy

Why don’t Elliot Group use Liverpool based planning consultants for any of their Liverpool projects?

By Anonymous

@Anonymous Ah, c’mon now: everyone has a supply chain that suits them, for whatever reason.

Last time I looked into Elliot Group they had a raft of Liverpool suppliers, including the two main contracting businesses they use, their M&E contractor, architects, PMs, engineers, PR people and right down to their security guards. Why not give them a pat on the back for doing so much to transform the city and creating jobs rather than harping on about a single member of their supply chain?

By Sceptical

Does no one ever stop to ask where Elliot’s money keeps appearing from for all these developments?

By Mr E

Anon. Elliot does use a scouser for his planning.

By Anonymous

Is this actually near Queens Dock?

By Query

Isn’t Elliot Lawless Lee Battle’s cousin

By Old Hall Street

The Baltic Triangle scheme is opposite the Watersports Centre at Queen’s Dock, but this part of the Baltic is developing into a nice little hub of different activities. You’ve got the Love Lane brewery people and the Liverpool Gin in an old warehouse on Bridgewater Street; you’ve got two bakeries including the Baltic Bake House on the same street with Baltic Hotel at the top end; and Baltic Creative have their latest conversion on Norfolk Street. Elliot’s hotel will be a good spot at the bottom overlooking the Queen’s/King’s Dock Waterfront with the Exhibition Centre opposite. New workspace for creatives can only add to this. They’ve even built new four bedroom houses on Bridgewater Street. I wonder how they’re selling?

By Liverpolitan

Zerum have an office in Liverpool.

By Anonymous

All of Elliot’s developments look pretty much the same. How about a change of architectural practice? In ten/twenty years time, you’ll be able to go around the city pointing out all of the Elliot developments, in a supermarket sweep type of party game; as well as all those that they inspired ( ie metallic type boxes on roofs)

By JA

You need the right spot for architect’s egos to be let lose, and then you need an architect who is more about ‘place’ than his own ego. A lot of Elliot’s schemes are fair to good given much of the context in Liverpool with listed Georgian buildings and old warehouses.

By Liverpolitan

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