.A new development of 100 apartments could be built on a site in Sheffield city centre if newly submitted plans get the go-ahead.www.insidermedia.com
A new development of 100 apartments could be built on a site in Sheffield city centre if newly submitted plans get the go-ahead.
Six Developments, supported by architects' practice Cadenza VM, has submitted an application to Sheffield city Council for a residential development on land at Stepney Street.
Planning permission is sought for a development of an eight-storey building featuring 100 private rental sector (PRS) apartments.
A total of 95 one-bed flats would be provided, together with four studios and a single two-bedroom unit.
The proposed development is designed to be car free, but covered cycle storage will be provided.
A design and access statement prepared in support of the application said: "This small housing enclave has been planned as a gated community, and the housing units have been designed for the needs of residents and reﬂect property style and values in the local area.
"The proposal is for a high-density development to reﬂect the character and intimacy of the surrounding new and existing developments."
Watkin Jones previously secured planning permission of a development of 62-bed apartment building in December 2017, but this scheme was not brought forward. The developer had originally acquired the site to provide car parking for its Pinnacles Development.
The new scheme has been developed to "increase the economic efficiency and density of the development in order to make the proposition viable and therefore deliverable".
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