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27/10/2015

Appeal: Manchester apartments refused despite city centre need

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An eleven-storey apartment building proposed for Manchester’s Princess Street has been refused permission, after an inspector found that issues relating to the building's height in terms of visual amenity and appropriate testing for flood risk had not been met.

Inspector Jennifer Vyse noted that Manchester City Council originally didn’t validate the application, made by developer Highreserve Limited, as it required further details on a number of issues including the building’s design, acoustics, mix of units and impact on TV and radio reception.

Vyse conceded that she had no reason to suppose the proposed accommodation would not be of high q.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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