Devon Street 2

PLANNING | Approval nears for 1,000 Liverpool flats

Liverpool City Council’s December planning committee is due to meet next Tuesday, earmarking three residential schemes across the city for consent which would deliver almost 1,000 homes for students and private rent.

21 Strand Street

The Strand Residential Dock View Photomontage

Developer: Patten Properties and Panacea Property Development

Architect: Leach Rhodes Walker

Apartments: 383

Amenities: Resident’s gym, cinema, roof terrace, ground floor commercial units

Background: Revised from earlier plans for a part-25 storey project after a public consultation


33 Devon Street

Devon Street 2

Developer: Yu Property Group

Architect: Smith Young

Flats: 162 studios for students


Swainbanks, Fox Street

Swainbank September 2016

Developer: Primesite Developments

Architect: KDP

Flats: 400, with 54 studios in former Swainbanks warehouse, and 346 across three new-build blocks

Background: Revision of application first submitted in 2014, which totaled 506 studios, and included basement parking

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The Strand buildings fit well next to Pirelli’s 1 Park West; the other schemes are solid, but good to see development around Islington towards Everton.

By Altmouth