Urban regeneration company Watch This Space has submitted a planning application for its latest Manchester development, a townhouse scheme on Richmond Street, within the Gay Village.
Watch This Space acquired the derelict site off market at the start of the year from investor Stephen Elias. Liverpool-based architect Snook, led by Neil Dawson, advised on the application, alongside Iceni projects.
The scheme would see seven, three-bed townhouses with garages and one, two-bed maisonette apartment built on the plot. The houses include en-suite bedrooms, roof terraces, cycle storage and electric car charging points.
Watch This Space’s founder, Michelle Rothwell, said: “This housing concept is set to challenge the way that people live and increase the options that are available for couples and families who want to live in Manchester. These new townhouses will provide a new city centre solution for people who are looking for a cool, quirky residence who would have otherwise been forced to move outside of the city.”
Planning approval is expected next month, with a start on site in October this year.