Views submits plans for Levenshulme development

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Mancunian property developer Views confirmed it has submitted a planning application to Manchester City council for its proposals to transform 764 – 786 Stockport Road in Levenshulme into a new mixed-use development with 9,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space on the ground floor and 30 apartments on three upper floors, all set in high quality landscaping.

The proposed development, for which a public consultation was held in February this year, will replace the existing unoccupied buildings on the 0.21 hectare site to create a sustainable scheme providing nine new commercial spaces for local entrepreneurs and ten, one bedroom and 20, two bedroom new homes. The final development will have a GDV in the region of £7million.

Patrick Sheridan, senior development manager, Views said: “We are very excited about our plans for 764-786 Stockport Road and we realised it was important to share them with our local neighbours before we submitted a formal planning application, and most of the responses to the consultation were supportive. 764-786 Stockport Road has the opportunity to offer a more diverse retail offering that meets the needs of the flourishing Levenshulme community.”

Designed by Manchester based Ollier Smurthwaite Architects the proposals are conceived as three buildings which step down from four to two storeys to tie in with the buildings either side. High quality materials, large areas of glazing and refined detailing will deliver a building of merit and provide further regeneration benefits.

Avison Young is the planning consultant on behalf of Views.