Plans in for 500 rental homes at Leeds riverside

Aaron Morby 2 weeks ago
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Manchester developer Glenbrook has submitted full detailed planning for two build to rent blocks as part of a £280m masterplan for the development of Whitehall Riverside in Leeds city centre.

Build to rent building planned at Whitehall Riverside
Build to rent building planned at Whitehall Riverside

The Sheppard Robson designed plan comprises 500 build to rent apartments across two blocks of 15 and 18 storeys with commercial space at ground floor.

Danny Roberts, senior development manager at Glenbrook, said: “Whitehall Riverside represents one of the best residential development opportunities in Leeds city centre.

“The residential building is a key component of the wider masterplan and will have a transformative impact on this significant stretch of riverside benefitting residents, visitors and the wider community.”

The wider masterplan by Enjoy Design is being brought forward by Town Centre Securities and includes detailed proposals for a smart enabled and energy efficient office building of 118,165 sq ft, and a multi-storey car park and travel hub for CitiPark.

This will deliver one the largest EV charging sites in the north of the UK using renewable and sustainable electricity.

A further two buildings are proposed as future phases which include an aparthotel and additional office accommdation.

Craig Burrow, Development Director at Town Centre Securities, said: “The new Whitehall Riverside masterplan has been designed for the demand of today but with flexibility in mind to adapt to the changing requirements of workspace, residential, electric vehicles and the visitor economy. ”

 

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