YPG’s application for an Interpretation Centre and a six-storey apartment block at Monarch’s Quay is the main project that will go before Liverpool City Council’s planning committee on 24 April.
The proposals form the second application in the Monarch’s Quay masterplan to come forward, following the controversial granting of consent last year for a call centre to be operated by The Contact Company, which is run by Liverpool City Region chairman Asif Hamid.
The interpretation centre comprises meeting and interpretation space at lower and upper ground floors, with three floors of offices above. The 11,400 sq ft block is intended as a gateway into the Monarch’s Quay development, reflecting the existence of the grade two-listed hydraulic tower on the opposite side of the Queens-Wapping Bridge.
The multi-storey car park originally slated to be part of phase two has not been included in the application.
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Developer: YPG Developments
Architect: Falconer Chester Hall
Plnner: Knight Frank
Storeys: 6 (aparment block), 5 (Interpretation Centre)
Granite Buildings, Stanley Street
Architect: Architecture Julien Denis
Planner: Greyside Planning
Scheme: Conversion of office building with nightclub in basement to studio apartments, with the addition of a four-bedroom cluster apartment in a roof extension. The scheme was previously approved at January’s committee, but with a Section 106 condition of a £106,000 payment attached, which the applicant has created a viability issue.
Venmore Street, Anfield
Developer: Keepmoat (North West)
Architect: Queensberry Design
Houses: 86 two-storey terraced houses
Scheme: The Parks site is bounded by Venmore Street and Walton Breck Road. The immediate area includes Anfield football stadium along Walton Breck Road and Venmore health centre and a primary school. It represents phase five of Keepmoat’s work in the area.