The Old Haymarket bus hub and the restart of work at Norfolk Street, a residential scheme now owned by Crossfield Exclusive, lead the agenda at Liverpool City Council's first planning committee of 2019.
Since May 2013, more than 1.4m sq ft of offices have been converted to homes in Liverpool’s central business district. Has the use of permitted development rights to enable these conversions helped or hindered the city's competitive position, asks Anna Bowes of Falconer Chester Hall.
Liverpool City Council’s planning committee has granted permission to the first development proposed by its housing company Foundations, also giving consent to a Baltic district hotel and an apartment scheme in Great Crosshall Street.
One of the directors behind the Great George Street project in Liverpool city centre has said that while co-working and PRS are on the table as future options for the site, the controversial fractional apartment sales model won’t be used.