Proposals filed for almost 100 Southampton apartments

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Proposals have been submitted for the demolition of a number of Southampton city centre buildings to make way for a new purpose-built residential facility set to provide almost 100 new apartments.

KMRE Group are seeking the approval from Southampton City Council to demolish the buildings at 119-122 High Street and 55-59 Castle Way, in order to construct a part five and part six-storey residential building containing 99 apartments.

The structure will comprise of a mixture of one, two and three-bed properties, along with resident's gym and management office.

Additionally, a retail unit is included on the High Street elevation, with secure storage for 78 cycles also intended to be used in the development.

The application site is home to three to four-storey former office building, which has been vacant for a number of years.

"The proposed development is located within the city centre with excellent pedestrian, public transport and vehicle links and will provide an exciting and vibrant new residential development to complement its surroundings within the Old Town Quarter.

"For such a prominent location, this contemporary building has been elegantly designed to have an extremely positive impact on the area."

Source: Insider Media Limited