Former Perry’s Motor Village plans approved for affordable housing estate

Posted on - 12th August, 2021 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Politics, Preston Council, Preston News, Redevelopment, Ribbleton
Perry's motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google
Perry’s motor village stands in Blackpool Road Pic: Google

A planning application to turn former Perry’s Motor Village, off Blackpool Road into affordable housing estate has been approved.


The car dealership will be turned into 31 houses and 42 apartments/maisonettes.

The build will include 21 two-bedroom houses, ten three-bedroom houses, six two-bed apartments, 24 one-bed apartments and 12 one-bedroom maisonettes.

Read more: Former Perry’s Motor Village to become affordable housing estate

All dwellings will be provided with two in-curtilage car parking spaces, and each maisonette will have one car parking space, with all dwellings and maisonettes provided with an electric vehicle charging point.

There will be one new access point onto Blackpool Road, which will serve the majority of units on the site.

All of the new buildings will be affordable.

Read more: South Ribble Council approves extra investment in Strawberry Valley Park

Car parking for the apartment block will be provided to the side and rear with one car parking space provided per apartment, and five of these spaces having an electric vehicle charging point.

The apartment car park will also include a cycle storage building and two bin stores.

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