Decision details

221232/FUL & 221233/LBC - 1-15 Queen Victoria Street & 145-148 Friar Street

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


221232/FUL - Demolition of No. 146 Friar St and structures to rear and partial demolition of  No.  145  Friar  St  and  various  external  works  to  other  existing  buildings,  as  part  of  redevelopment to provide: reconfigured basement and ground floor uses (Class E(a) or (b)) on  Friar  St  and Queen  Victoria  St  frontages  and  proposed  apart-hotel  (Class  C1)  at  part-basement, part-ground and on all upper floors; part-two, part-three storey rear extension to No’s 5-15 (odd) Queen Victoria St; replacement basement and five storey building at No. 145  Friar  St  and two-storey  roof  extension  to  No.  146  Friar  St;  proposed  public courtyard accessed  via Queen  Victoria  St  walkway;  roof  level  plant;  and  various  other  associated  works.


221233/LBC - Various internal and external works associated with No’s 147 and 148 Friar St and No’s 1 – 15  (odd)  Queen  Victoria  St,  including  part-two, part-three  storey  rear  extension to  No’s  5-15 (odd) Queen Victoria St, as part of redevelopment to provide reconfigured basement and  ground floor  uses  (Class  E(a)  or  (b))  on  Friar  St  and  Queen  Victoria  St  frontages  and  proposed apart-hotel (Class C1) and on all upper floors.


The Executive Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services submitted a report on the above applications.  An update report was tabled at the meeting which set out information on: floor space and CIL, additional information submitted by the applicant, an omission from the site planning history set out in the original report, a further response to the public consultation, sunlight matters, sustainability and energy matters and pre-commencement conditions / clarifications regarding repair works to 12 roof level gables at 1-15 Queen Victoria Street and 148 Friar Street. 


The update report also summarised additions to the recommended conditions and set out an updated conclusion.  For application 221232/FUL amended wording was recommended for conditions 3, 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 21, 23, 25, 26, 27 and 28, to include reference to the roof level gables, and four additional conditions (relating to sustainability, energy and the roof gables) and one additional informative were recommended.


Comments were received and considered.


Resolved –




(1)        That the Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection Services be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the completion of a Section 106 legal agreement by 21 December 2022 (unless a later date be agreed by the Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Regulatory Services) to secure the Heads of Terms set out in the original report;


(2)        That, in the event of the requirements set out not being met, the Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection Services be authorised to refuse permission;


(3)        That planning permission be subject to the conditions and informatives as recommended in the original report, with the amended and additional conditions and additional informative as set out in the update report;




(4)        That listed building consent for application 221233/LBC be granted, subject to the conditions and informatives as recommended in the original report.

Publication date: 13/01/2023

Date of decision: 07/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2022 - Planning Applications Committee

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