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Former Lamb Hotel in Church Street sees apartment plans lodged

Posted on - 16th July, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment
Former Lamb Hotel, Church Street. Pic: Google
Former Lamb Hotel, Church Street. Pic: Google

Plans have been submitted for the former Lamb Hotel in Church Street to be converted into flats.

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The plans include 11 new flats which will consist of eight one-bedroom flats and three studios.

These will be over the existing basement, ground, first, second and a proposed third-floor within the existing loft space.

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However, the application does not include any car parking proposals.

John Bridge, who is the architect behind the project said: “We are restoring the historic front Grade II Listed Front Elevation, and ensuring that we feature the wonderful crescent bay to the first floor.

“It’s a personal one for me, as my father used to play their in a Rock Band (Rob Bridge – Touch) in the 1990’s.

“The Developer YsF Developments is really keen to make the project work economically in providing design led residential inner city living space.”

The former hotel is currently a Grade-II listed building.

It is currently vacant but the upper floors were previously used as accommodation.

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To the rear elevation, plans are proposed to build a new dormer which will create more living space through the existing loft area.

Plans include the use of none to low-maintenance materials which will match the existing previous material palette.

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