23 - 23 Park Place, Cardiff

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.

Members agreed to approve the application.

“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