PLANNING | Princes Dock towers on Liverpool list
Private rented sector schemes of 31 and 15 storeys at Princes Dock within Liverpool Waters will be on the agenda when the city council’s planning committee meets on 8 August.
Also on the list is the demolition of the Copperas Hill police station and its replacement by student accommodation, and a housing scheme on Peel land off Speke Hall Lane.
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Architect: Brock Carmichael
Scheme: Hive is Your Housing Group’s PRS brand. Lexington Tower, Moda Living’s 304-apartment 34 storey scheme designed by Falconer Chester Hall, has already secured consent on a neighbouring plot.
Architect: Hodder + Partners
Scheme: On completion, the £21m Plaza 1821, which is Peel’s first PRS project, will be bought by Regenda and managed by its subsidiary Redwing Living.
Developer: Study Inn
Architect: Design Buro
Floors: Six to seven
Scheme: Student accommodation, including 111 self-contained studios and 16 clusters of apartments. The existing police station will be demolished.
Land off Speke Hall Avenue
Masterplanner: Randall Thorp
Site: 13 acres
Scheme: The land, immediately north of Liverpool John Lennon Airport, was previously the Dunlop Sports & Social Club and was bought by Peel in 1999. Speke FC used it before being disbanded in 2005. The site was previously consented for business use.