Further plans have been lodged into place in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter and, you guessed it, it’s an additional complex of new flats to join two other schemes.
The new plans are to build just shy of 100 flats in a Quarter street – making it the third residential project to be proposed this year on the same road. 20-25 Legge Lane has been home to a number of broken-down buildings for over a decade, however, they were placed on the market in 2014 by property agency Knight Frank.
Seeking permission to bring the site back to life is Romiga Holdings, a London-based property who are also concentrating on building 73 flats at the previous home of Eddie’s rock club situated near The Mailbox, Birmingham.
The plot, found on the corner of Camden Drive, is parallel to 3-5 Legge Lane where Stourbridge-based Kendrick Homes is looking to part-demolish and renovate the former Ashton & Moore anodising factory which was resurrected in the 19th century.
This May, the company placed plans to build 4 commercial units alongside 20 apartments around a central courtyard. Furthermore, there has been recent submittal of revised plans to Birmingham City Council, asking for permission to build 27 apartments and 4 commercial units which is to involve some demolition, renovation and, of course, new-build work.
20-25 Legge Lane in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter has had its project designed by Digbeth practice D5 Architects and it set to hold 63 one-bedroom and 36 two-bedroom units. Unfortunately, there will be no available parking for vehicles but roughly 104 spaces for bikes in a building that reaches up four storeys.
Records accompanying the application stated there were plans to completely demolish one of the two buildings on the site and then renovate the other.
The record added: “The evidence provided shows that the removal of the second structure and scale of new development proposed is essential to ensure the viability of the scheme.
“The proposals will enable a sustainable development that will have a regenerative impact on the area.”
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