Press building, Walmgate
The plan to demolish the existing building occupied by The Press reaches the Planning Committee next week (22nd).
The plan would see the erection of 1 three storey and 1 four to seven storey block and the conversion of Wards Warehouse to provide student accommodation (648 student rooms and management facilities); the erection of a 3 storey office (class B1), an extension to the Poads Building and the provision of associated cycle and car parking facilities and landscaping works.
The details can be read by clicking here
The application is recommended for approval.
The extensions to the existing Monks Cross development are described as “external alterations to amalgamate five existing units (nos 3, 4, 5/6, 11 and 12) and create additional mezzanine floorspace to create two non food retail units” Details can be found by clicking here.
The applicant says that one of the new units would be occupied by Primark. The second unit would be occupied by Debenhams
The application is recommended for approval