Albion Street, Cheltenham
Regeneration Including the Construction of 11 Apartments and 3 Retail Units, - Following Demolition of the Existing Building. The application consists of a brick built, two storey flat roof building with a court yard, which is located on the corner of Gloucester Place and Albion Street. The premises are currently used as a martial arts gym and prior to this as funeral directors.
The premises are currently used as a martial arts gym and prior to this as funeral directors. The site lies wholly within the Central Conservation Area (Old Town Character Appraisal Area) and there are grade II listed buildings located immediately adjacent to and within the vicinity of the site (notably No 70-80 Albion Street and No 2-3 Gloucester Place).
The property itself is not statutorily listed, designated or identified as being a positive building within the Character Appraisal Area but a Key View/Vista is identified along Albion Street (both directions east/west) encompassing the application site. The proposed block introduces 11 no. flats. 4 of which are two bedroom flats and 7 single bedroom flats.
The general layout of the flats provides modern open plan Kitchen/Diner/ Lounge room, Bathroom and Utility/Storage space. The layout from the First floor to the Third floor is identical in layout. Every level consists of 3 no. flat units. The top, 4th floor layout presents two penthouses apartments with small terraces.