Thursday 14 November 2019

Up to five-storey apartments on Hardman's Gardens site

Pedestrian access plan into Scarlet Crescent

Hubert Murphy

An application has been submitted to knock five cottages at Hardman's Gardens and build 40 new residential units on the site.

The site extends to 0.5779 ha at and to the rear of 51-55 Hardman's Gardens.

Permission is sought for the demolition of the 5 derelict 2 storey cottages at the site, the clearance of all overgrown vegetation and the development of a mixed use scheme ranging in height from 2 storeys to 5 storeys with basement level.

The development proposes: 40 no. residential units, comprising 7 no. houses (all 2 bed with rooftop PV arrays in 2 no. terraces) and 33 no. apartments (2

no. 1 bed, 28 no. 2 bed and 3 no. 3 bed in 2 no. connected blocks, with balconies visible on all elevations); commercial building (500.7sqm), comprising pharmacy (72.2 sqm), café/bakery selling hot and cold food for consumption on and off the premises (83.5sqm), medical centre (275sqm) and communal circulation space (70sqm).

There will be the creation of a new multi-modal entrance onto Hardman's Gardens and a pedestrian and cycle entrance at Scarlet Crescent.

There will also be provision for 52 car parking spaces.

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