BRAMCOTE DEVELOPER SUBMITS PLANS FOR STUDENT ACCOMMODATION ON FORMER RED CROSS SITE ON GREGORY STREET, LENTON

An application (16/02055/PFUL3) has been received from Mr. Sajaid Mahmood by Nottingham City Council’s planners to re-develop the site of the former Red Cross offices (31 Gregory Street) on the corner of Abbey Street and Gregory Street.

In their Design and Access Statement, RD Architects state that the proposal is to build 43 one-bedroom studio apartments to be let to students, along with associated common room, residents’ gym and cinema room. The C-shaped building will range in height from two to four storeys and will include two parking spaces, one for disabled use, and one for the manager. Also included will be a private courtyard garden at the back of the block.

As well as the Design and Access Statement, the application includes a planning statement and noise assessment, as well as plans, diagrammatic representations of elevations, and street visualisations.

Full details of the application can be downloaded from Nottingham City Council’s website by following this link from the weekly list of planning applications on this website for the week ending 3 October 2016.

http://publicaccess.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=OD4E3RLYH2D00

or by following this link and searching on the application number.

http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/article/23398/Planning-Applications

The application is due to be considered at the November 2016 meeting of the Council’s Planning Committee. Comments on the application can be submitted on-line, or can be sent to the Planning Officer dealing with the application, Miss Jennifer Cole, whose e-mail address is: jenny.cole@nottinghamcity.gov.uk.

Comments should be made as soon as possible, and preferably before Friday 21 October.