23 - 23 Park Place, Cardiff

Authority:
Cardiff City Council

Proposed Development:
Change of use of the student accommodation (sui generis) block comprising 34 units to a serviced apartments (Class C1).

Planning Issues:
Planning officers at Cardiff Council faced objections from local councillors concerning the need for student accommodation and the application was heard at planning committee. KEW Planning demonstrated that through a change in market conditions and that there were superior forms of student accommodation with luxury facilities, that the resulted in a significant decrease in demand.

Result:
Members agreed to approve the application.

Testimonial:
“We are absolutely delighted with the outcome of the application, and found Kathryn extremely professional and knowledgeable, which helped immensely with obtaining planning.” 

Andrew Creighton, Director, Charnwood Group