PLANNING | Three Liverpool hotels approved
The city’s hotel market will receive a further 275 bedrooms including Meininger’s first UK hotel outside London, on Cook Street, along with developments on Jamaica Street and James Street.
1 Union Court, pictured above
Developer: Xtravagant, private developer based in Eccles
Architect: Falconer Chester Hall
Height: Eight to 10 storeys
The 7,500 sq ft former office building on Cook Street and North John Street, was previously home to the Watson Prickard menswear store on the ground floor, will be converted into an 87-bedroom hotel by the developer for operator Meininger.
The project will include a two-storey rooftop extension to the building, which is occupied at ground floor level by Slug & Lettuce.
Former Kingston House, James Street and Strand
Developer: Marshall CPD
Architect: Studio Mutt
Height: seven to 10 storeys
Marshall CPD’s proposal for a 168-bedroom hotel on a vacant site on the corner of James Street and Strand Street.
The 11,500 sq ft site was once occupied by Kingston House which was demolished in 2010.
The hotel will include a ground floor restaurant and a roof terrace.
Baltic Hotel, 18 Jamaica Street
Developer: Living Brick
Architect and planner: Domec
Height: six storeys including a three-storey rooftop extension
Rooms: 20, bringing the total number to 56
The approval is the second phase in the Baltic Hotel development, and will add 20 rooms to the 36 which were delivered in the first phase.
The hotel also features a ground floor bar restaurant and, due to the poor visual appearance of its brickwork, the applicant is proposing to create a painted mural effect across its front and side facades.