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.