PLANNING | Liverpool approves 1,000 flats in city centre

The city council’s planning committee met yesterday and granted permission to two large-scale schemes by Australian developer Greg Malouf, as well as two applications from Signature Living for a co-working office in the Bling Building, and a care home at a former school.


Plot C4 and C6, Central Docks

Central Docks Peel

Developer: Romal Capital, led by Australian director Greg Malouf, and Peel Land & Property

Architect: Blok Architecture

Height: Part 14 and part eight-storey

Flats: 237 for sale

Amenities: Office, restaurant and gym ground floor uses

Bevington Bush


Developer: Bevington Developments, also led by Greg Malouf

Scheme: Reworking of previously approved student accommodation into 614 private flats

Height: Nine, 11 and 17 storeys

Architect: Falconer Chester Hall

Amenities: Ground floor communal space, commercial unit, gym, 171 parking spaces

Planner: Zerum

Commercial Road and Tobacco Wharf

Snow Commercial

Developer: Trophy Homes

Architect: Snow

Height: Six-storeys

Flats: 110 for private rent

Planner: Euan Kellie

Former Community College, Bankfield Road

Bankfield College Former Liverpool City College

Developer: Signature Living

Scheme: Amending previously approved project for 98 apartments, now seeking permission to convert school building into 87 flats, and construct a 32-bedroom care facility

Amenities: Therapy rooms, laundry, staff rooms and lounges, 104 parking spaces

Bling Building

Bling Bling Building

Developer: Signature Living

Scheme: Converting building from solely a hair salon, into salon, restaurant and co-working offices, with rooftop extension to create a sixth storey

George Henry Lee Building

George Henry Lee

Developer: Roomzzz and The Broadley Group

Architect: Yeme

Scheme: Change of use of floors two to seven into a 105-bedroom aparthotel


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