PLANNING | Apartments dominate Liverpool planning agenda

The city council’s planning committee will meet next Tuesday to consider applications for more than 600 flats and 300 student rooms, which are expected to be approved following officer recommendations.

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Pointfield Fox Street

Location: Fox Street and St Ann Street

Developer: Pointfield Developments

Buildings: Three

Flats: 313

Architect: Day Architectural

Grafton Street Liverpool

Location: Grafton Street

Developer: Submitted by Sutton Kersh on behalf of a private client

Homes: 301

Architect: Smith & McHugh

Planner: The Planning Studio

Value: £20m

Renshaw Hall Liverpool

Location: Benson Street

Developer: NR Capricornus, subsidiary of London-based Niveda Realty

Scheme: Demolition of Renshaw Hall, a skating rink from the early 1900s, now an indoor car park

Buildings: Three

Flats: 62 flats for students, totaling 292 rooms

Hotel: 52 rooms

Architect: Falconer Chester Hall

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More ugliness to come then.

By J Leedam

Do we really need yet MORE Student accommodation? 🙁

By Johnner

I like the Grafton Street buildings, continues the red brick character theme from Baltic and Canes… and great to see the waterfront apartment scene expanding further across Parliament Street and along Grafton Street… will all join up with The Dingle eventually… Park Road and Mill Street both improving with new developments selling fast! Watch the area around Brunswick station.

By Alfie

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