Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'Manhattan-Loft' Apartment Plan for Former Hospital Site ; Developers Bid to Build 300 New Homes 17th Application for the Land in 13 Years

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'Manhattan-Loft' Apartment Plan for Former Hospital Site ; Developers Bid to Build 300 New Homes 17th Application for the Land in 13 Years

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ATOTAL of 300 homes could be built on the site of a former hospital. The planning application is the 17th received for the old Barnes Hospital on Kingsway in Cheadle since 2000.

The main hospital building, an imposing Gothic Grade II-listed building, which has stood neglected since it closed in 1999, will be converted into 78 'Manhattan loft' style studio apartments as part of the Barnes Village plans.

Proposals for the eighthectare site also include three new apartment blocks containing 100 units, 63 semi-detached and terraced houses and 59 twobed apartments.

Playing fields, woodland, a wildlife pond, play facilities and a 474-space car park will complete the huge development. A quarter of the homes will be set aside for affordable housing.

Four businessmen took over ownership of the site in March 2012 and developers Eden House consulted residents over the plans when concerns were raised over parking and traffic issues.

The hospital is circled by the M60 and A34. …

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