Planning applications

The Malings

'The Malings' site.

‘The Malings’ site.

The Chair of Newcastle City Council’s Planning Committee had to cast the deciding vote on 4th January when councillors were split over the application to build 76 new homes on the East bank of the Ouseburn, a site formerly occupied by the Ice Factory and Heaney Works (site shown in the picture above).

The developers, Carillion Igloo gained approval to build The Malings (name inspired by the Maling Pottery, built there in the early 19th century). The architect for the scheme is Ash Sakula.

Coquet Street student accommodation development

The Planning Committee had approved on 14th December the renewal of the approval for the Coquet Street student accommodation development.

More information:

The Malings plans can be seen on the Newcastle City Council Planning website.

Ouseburn Valley homes are given the go-ahead, The Journal, 7th January 2013.

Coquet Street student accommodation development plans can be seen on the Newcastle City Council Planning website.