Plans to for 34 retirement apartments near town centre

Plans have been submitted to demolish two large houses close to Wilmslow town centre and replace them with 34 retirement apartments in two connected blocks.

The scheme includes a Lodge Manager's office and reception, communal facilities, guest suite, car parking and landscaping.

Churchill Retirement Living have applied to demolish two detached homes at 17 & 19 Holly Road South and build 20 one and 13 two-bed apartments along with 16 parking spaces and communal facilities.

Plans can be viewed on the Cheshire East Council website by searching for planning reference 22/2347M.

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Chris Neill
Monday 4th July 2022 at 7:30 pm
Loadsamoney!
Helen Battilana
Tuesday 5th July 2022 at 8:30 am
Chapelwood Retirement apartments have been very slow to sell. Are yet more retirement apartments needed in this location?
Christopher Evans
Thursday 7th July 2022 at 10:47 am
The development at Chaplewood had too few parking spaces. Maybe this is one reason why Chapelwood is not yet fully occupied.

Developers should learn the lesson that caused Pegasus Life difficulties.

16 car parking spaces for 33 properties does not compute. I would not want to have to buy a parking space as well as an apartment. Nor would I want to fight for an unallocated one on return from an away day or extended holiday.

In this plan there is no space allocation for emergency vehicle parking. This is a crazy plan irrespective of the location but more so in an affluent area.

This elderly punter would buy one without guaranteed parking on site.
Simon Rodrigues
Thursday 7th July 2022 at 3:14 pm
I wonder when the development on Manchester Road will start. Just another cash for building permission. When Cheshire East fail to have appropriate staff and legal team to deal with appeals.
Anita Willoughby
Thursday 7th July 2022 at 4:56 pm
Here we go again! Building and tarmaccing over gardens as if there were no natural crisis. Carry on regardless.
Christopher Evans
Friday 8th July 2022 at 10:44 am
Typo correction.

This elderly punter would NOT buy one, even with a guaranteed parking slot on-site.

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