UK: Four Grade II-listed Georgian buildings in the centre of Liverpool has come to market with planning consent for a hotel development.
Located on the corner of Kent and Duke Street in the Ropewalks district, the site is on offer at a guide price of £3.5 million subject to contract.
Proposals call for a 185-room aparthotel or serviced apartment development with accommodation ranging from 21 square metres to 37 square metres. Around 60 per cent of the rooms are studio size (111 in total), whereas 40 per cent comprise larger one bedrooms (74 in total).
The hotel entrance will be on Kent Street along with the reception and coffee area. Staff offices and luggage storage will also be located on the ground floor. The lower ground floor space has been set aside for plant, laundry and staff areas.
As part of the proposed work, the facade of the buildings are to be retained.
Circa 20 per cent of the project is a conversion with the remainder being new build. The development extends to 82,777 square-feet gross internal area (GIA) over the basement, ground and seven upper floors.
Planning consent was granted in April 2019 and further details can be found on the Liverpool Planning Portal, reference 18F/3220.
Enquiries can be directed to Gerard Nolan & Partners.