Daniella Johnson

2nd February 2018

Monthly roundup – January

This month at BBA:

Projects currently at planning stage:

Kimberley House, Leeds

Planning permission has been granted for the refurbishment of a six storey existing office building known as Kimberley House for 45 apartments.

The development sits in a prominent position facing Woodhouse Square, Leeds.

The Highways

Planning has been submitted for the refurbishment and recladding of two Tower Blocks in Leeds.

The proposal is to enclose the open access landings and access cores with an aluminium framed curtain walling system which will residents from elements and help improve thermal performance of the flats. All windows and doors will be replaced and the remaining exposed external walls will be clad externally to further enhance thermal performance and finished in a light grey render.





Westminster Crescent, Doncaster

A planning application has been submitted for the development of 23 new two and three bedroom houses at Westminster Crescent in Doncaster. The scheme, for Westleigh Partnerships Ltd, will transform an existing derelict site formerly home to the Westminster Social Club, providing a new access route along with associated parking and garden spaces for all properties.


Berners Road, Sheffield

A planning application has been submitted for Sanctuary Group for the development of 18 new two and three bedroom affordable houses on Berners Road in Arbourthorne, Sheffield. The existing site, derelict after the previous houses on the site were taken down, will be reinvigorated with the proposed scheme reinstating a strong frontage to the roadside.


Lovells are progressing well for 10 new 2 & 3 bed affordable homes for rent on the site of the former Baileys House care home in Seacroft, Leeds for Affinity Sutton Housing Association.


Cookridge Street, Leeds

Cookridge Street is progressing well on site for the construction of 96 student apartments. Level 3 of the frame is now complete and works have started on level 4. The frame is due to be complete by the end of February.



Kirkstall Gate, Leeds

Phase 1 of the refurbishment of the former Halls of Residence to create 36 one bed apartments is nearing completion. Phase 2 is due to start on site for 9 one bed apartments.

Brunswick Court, Leeds

The conversion of existing office suites into 39 new one and two bed apartments in the centre of Leeds is nearing completion. All apartments are for sale.

Sandford Street, Swindon

Phase 1 of the construction of 28 one and two bedroom apartments is nearing completion. Phase 2 for the construction of 12 one and two bed high quality roof top apartments is due to start on site. All apartments are for sale.


Primrose Gardens, Chorley

Eric Wright Construction are progressing well on site for Extra Care Village consisting of 65 apartments for the over 55's with landscaped gardens, communal areas and a replacement sprung floor dance hall.




Completed Projects:

Newhall Walk, Belle Isle, Leeds

Lovells have now completed six new 2 bedroom homes for affordable rent in Belle Isle, Leeds. The homes are for rent by Leeds Federated Housing and are part of a larger redevelopment of the area with 27 more dwellings nearby in Newhall Gate.