‘Landmark’ building plan for town centre

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A NEW apartment and office block could be built in Waterlooville town centre.

Plans have been submitted to demolish the properties at number 9 and 11 in St George’s Walk.

The current building is home to the Citizens’ Advice Bureau, which would have to relocate temporarily if the plans are given the green light.

The plans would see the Citizens’ Advice Bureau given the option of returning to ground floor office space in the new building.

Above the office, over three floors, would be 11 flats.

Outside there would be 10 parking spaces.

A planning report by HRP Architects states: ‘The site is very prominent so a “landmark” building solution is, we believe, essential.

‘The site offers an opportunity for a distinctive building to occupy this prominent and busy town centre position.’

The rebuild would provide ‘high-quality residential accommodation within the heart of Waterlooville’, says the report, which is being considered by Havant council.