A series of new houses and apartments are the subject of a planning application surrounding land at Lock Keeper’s Court at Droylsden Marina.
The application, filed by Watkin Jones & Son Ltd, contains plans for the erection of 46 new dwellings; 34 residential homes and 12 apartments.
The application site dates back to 2003, with consent including a mixture of townhouses, apartments, work units, retail, leisure, eateries, hotel and a nursery. Since then, the overall development has moved forward in phases; the first phase already completed.
The second phase of the development has consisted of 107 2/ 3 bedroom houses which
will be complete in September 2018; followed by Phase 3 which will consist of
58 1/ 2 bedroom apartments. The 46 dwellings proposed under this
application will thereafter consist of Phase 4 following the completion of
The properties within the latest application are broken down into:
• 7 No. 4 Bed Houses (3-Storey)
• 11 No. 3 Bed Houses (3-Storey)
• 14 No. 3 Bed Houses (2-Storey)
• 2 No. 2 Bed Houses (2-Storey)
• 8 No. 2 Bed Duplex Apartments
• 4 No. 2 Bed Apartments
Each property within the development will come with a lawned garden to the rear, whilst a number of trees are to be planted across the site in order to aid incorporating the site into its setting.
The main materials for the developments will consist of red brick for the structure, and grey slate for the roof tiles.
Nearly all dwellings in the development will feature a private driveway to the front or side with
at least 2 parking spaces per dwelling. The application goes on to state that whilst not all properties feature parking, this will suit commuters looking to make use of the site’s close proximity to local transport links including the Metrolink.
The current target decision date for the application has been listed as Tuesday 28 August 2018.