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.


Hive-City Dock


Developer: Hive

Architect: Brock Carmichael

Floors: 31

Flats: 278

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.

Plaza 1821

Plaza 1821 River

Developer: Peel

Architect: Hodder + Partners

Floors: 15

Flats: 104

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.

Copperas Hill


Developer: Study Inn

Architect: Design Buro

Floors: Six to seven

Flats: 206

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

Speke Hall Ave

Developer: Peel

Masterplanner: Randall Thorp

Homes: 185

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.

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That Plaza thing looks like it belongs in Salford.

By Mike

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