PJ Livesey announces plans for Didsbury homes

PJ Livesey is set to redevelop a 4.3-acre plot on Wilmslow Road in Didsbury into 85 homes, converting listed buildings on the site which are currently used as offices.

The developer is hosting a public consultation tomorrow, which will show its plans for the retention and conversion of The Cedars and The Lodge, both grade two-listed properties, and a coach house, to create 24 flats, together with the retention of a grade two-listed wall and gate piers at the entrance to the site.

Parklands, a modern office building, would be retained and converted to residential to provide 39 apartments. A later extension to The Cedars and an office building, Aspen House, would be demolished to make way for 22 houses.

GVA is preparing a detailed planning application on behalf of PJ Livesey.

PJ Livesey director James Woodmansee said: “This is a mature site containing a mix of properties in a residential area. The proposals would re-purpose four existing buildings and create a total of 85 high-quality homes.

“We are consulting with local residents and the wider community before submitting a scheme for planning.’

PJ Livesey is also on site redeveloping the former Manchester Metropolitan University campus in Didsbury into homes, designed by Calderpeel.

A public consultation event is being held on Wednesday 7 February at Didsbury Cricket Club between 3pm-8pm.

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Looks like another PJL high quality project. Their work on the Moor Hospital in Lancaster is a credit to everyone who has been involved on it.
If they repeat that quality then snap one up quickly.

By Peter Robinson

For those that could not attend the exhibition boards can be viewed via the below link:

http://www.pjlivesey-group.co.uk/825-wilmslow-road-public-consultation-meeting/

By PJL

Another part of Didsbury gated off from the general public?

By sad

Looks a great scheme, wonderful location.

By York Street

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