Developer revises Town Range plans with reduced scheme
The developer behind a seven-storey residential block at 44 Town Range has resubmitted revised plans for the scheme and cut back significantly on the height of the building.
The develop had already received outline planning permission for the residential scheme but is now seeking clearance from the Development and Planning Commission for a shorter development and a change of use.
The revised plans are for a ground plus four-storey office block and were drawn up by Joaquín Rodríguez from WSRM Architects.
Even though the original plan had been cleared by the DPC, the premise behind the reduction in height with the new scheme was the “potential negative impact it could have in the area,” Mr Rodríguez explained.
“Accordingly, a decision was taken to re-submit the application for a significantly reduced scheme which, in our view, is far more suited to the streetscape and massing of Town Range,” he said.
“It also now respects the heights of the surrounding buildings. The scheme has changed to an office development which we feel is more in keeping with the use of the buildings particularly in that part of Town Range,” he added.