There'll be 16 contemporary homes.
RIBA Chartered, HSSP Architects, is delighted to have secured planning permission for a landmark regeneration project in Loughborough.
The site which once housed a busy taxi office and collection of workshops, but which fell into decline and is now ripe for extensive regeneration will be transformed.
The buildings are set to be demolished and a new apartment complex will take their place, breathing life into the area.
Sitting at the heart of a main arterial route from the railway station to the town centre and on one of the most prominent corners in Loughborough, the new development will revitalise an important local area.
At the heart of the project will be a striking, visually attractive apartment complex, consisting of 16 contemporary homes.
The character of the new building takes its inspiration from surrounding housing, whilst being modern in design.
The new development will form part of Charnwood Borough Council’s long-term plan to bring further improvement to the area, and represents an important step towards building a thriving and prosperous commercial and residential hub.
The project is just one of the regeneration schemes developed by HSSP Architects.
It will also include the historical and award-winning The Mill, and its modern sister, The Gate, at Loughborough’s new Waterside Village. The Wharf, the latest addition to the area, is underway.
Richard Cooper, Director at HSSP and lead architect for the project says, “Following pre-application talks at the initial stages about how this development aligns with Charnwood Borough Council’s local improvement plans, and ongoing discussions throughout the planning process.
"We are delighted that planning approval has been granted for this exciting new development. This will play an important part in the ambitious regeneration of the area which will provide numerous benefits to the local community.”
Consisting of one- and two-bedrooms apartments, the complex will also offer a luxury penthouse style apartment which boasts a master en-suite, study and an outdoor roof terrace; perfect for relaxing on summer evenings.
The apparent height of the five-storey building has been expertly reduced through the skillful use of traditional brick in contrasting dark and buff colours, complemented with brickwork recess panels, detailed header panels and proportioned high quality aluminium windows.