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18/1877/LBC - Hobson House, 42-44 St Andrews Street

Meeting: 17/06/2019 - Planning (Item 11)

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The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The application sought approval for the change of use and refurbishment of the existing Grade II listed office building (use Class B1(a) Offices to a 57 bed boutique hotel (Use Class C1) and cafe/tea room (use Class A3), to include the replacement of a glazed screen on the St Andrew's street facade, the upgrading the thermal character of the glazed roof over the drill hall to create a central atrium, the removal of the existing northern wing to create two floors above, a second floor extension to the existing southern wing; together with partial demolition and replacement new-building at the rear and associated works.


The Committee:


Unanimously resolvedto grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the officer report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the officers.