Plans revealed for new homes and apartments off Geoffrey Street

Posted on - 2nd October, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Preston News, Ribbleton, St Matthews

This is what the new houses could look like off Geoffrey Street

Plans have been revealed for new homes and apartments to be located on land west of Geoffrey Street, in Ribbleton.


A planning application was submitted to Preston City Council‘s planning department on 14 September.

The site currently consists of 1.54 acres of brownfield land situated next to the Tetrad furniture plant at New Hall Lane.

The plans include a series of homes and apartments with associated access, parking and landscape works.

The applicant for the planning permission was housing developer Mulbury Homes Limited, who submitted the request along with Adactus Housing Association.


Related: Former warehouses to be knocked down for Preston flats plan

The scheme consists of 24 houses and ten apartments, which will be in a single two storey building to the north of the site.

Six of the houses and the apartment building will be accessed from Geoffrey Street and Owtram Street.

A new access point will also be created along Geoffrey Street, from which 18 of the houses will be accessed.

The new houses will have red brick walls and grey concrete roof tiles in keeping with the surrounding architecture.

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The houses will also feature rear gardens at a minimum 50m² in area.

The houses are being built due to an examination by the provider of the local housing need, deeming it necessary for the provision of affordable in the area.

The decision date from Preston City Council is still yet to be confirmed.

Do you live in the Ribbleton area? What do you think about the new plans that have been proposed for the land off Geoffrey Street? Let us know in the comments below

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