Approval Pending For New 175-Bed Aparthotel In Belfast

By Dave Simpson
Approval Pending For New 175-Bed Aparthotel In Belfast

Approval is currently pending for the development of a new 175-bed aparthotel in Belfast.

Original Plan

Oakland Holdings originally sought permission to construct a 14-storey building containing 184 self-catering apartments at the junction of Queen Street and College Street in Belfast.

However, as reported by The Belfast Telegraph, planning officials stated that the company's original proposal was "far too tall and fundamentally inappropriate" for the area and subsequently backed the development of a smaller nine-storey aparthotel on the site, which is currently the location of the Lyndon Court building.

Awaiting Word From The City Council

Planning officials' recommendations to approve the development of a nine-storey, 175-bed aparthotel are set to be brought before Belfast City Council on Tuesday August 13.

If the plans are approved, the Lyndon Court building will be demolished to make way for the new aparthotel development, which would also include a bar, a restaurant and conference facilities.

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