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Updated plans for Fulwood development now include a potential takeaway

Posted on - 9th December, 2020 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Cadley, Fulwood, Housing, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment, Sharoe Green
Garstang Road property to be turned into commercial and residential use.
Garstang Road property to be turned into take-away and residential use.

The properties at 327 and 329 Garstang Road originally had planning applications to convert them into residential and commercial/retail use.

However, new plans have been submitted to change the properties into a takeaway food venue and residential rooms.

The development would include two storey side extension, first floor rear extension and first floor rear extension to existing properties to form a change of use from residential and office (Class C3 and Class E) to commercial, business and service and hot food takeaway.

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The proposed scheme in Fulwood is to retain the existing approved design but to change the approved upper floor from residential accommodation comprising of seven self-contained bedrooms with a shared kitchen/dining facility to four self-contained one-bedroom flats

This is because when marketing the proposed property, it became apparent that there was a high demand for one-bedroom flats in this area due to Royal Preston Hospital being a short walking distance away.

The new application also states the change for a hot food takeaway to become a second use for the property.

The agents for the development are MCK Associates.

Current development, 327 and 329 Garstang Road. Pic: Blog Preston
Current development, 327 and 329 Garstang Road. Pic: Blog Preston

The conversion of the first floor into four flats will have no effect on the appearance of the approved scheme.

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The planning application states that the proximity of Royal Preston Hospital makes the conversion ideal for hospital staff accommodation.

The rear garden is to be used as parking, with a minimum of ten spaces.

The property is surrounded by commercial buildings including the Sai Surbhi restaurant.

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