Permission Being Sought To Demolish Belfast's Former Park Avenue Hotel And Build Social Housing Development On Its Site
Holywood Holdings and Choice Housing has applied for planning permission to demolish Belfast's former Park Avenue Hotel and build an £8 million social housing development on the former hotel's site.
The Park Avenue Hotel, the site of which is located on Belfast's Holywood Road, closed down permanently last August.
According to The Irish News, Holywood Holdings and Choice Housing is seeking permission to demolish the existing former hotel buildings and subsequently construct 90 social and affordable residential units on their site.
Proposed Development Details
The proposed development would consist of two four-storey apartment buildings, 11 townhouses and four additional apartments along Sefton Drive, and would also include communal gardens, 56 car parking spaces, bicycle parking and a tenant/staff hub.
Holywood Holdings and Choice Housing intends to begin work on the proposed development in the summer of 2021, and plans to complete the development by the end of next year. However, a number of residents of the area have lodged objections against the proposed development.
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