PUBLIC WELCOMED TO DUNDEE EVENT

We are holding our public consultation in Discovery Point, Dundee, to hear from locals, residents and businesses on our vision for Site 17 in the city, today March 5.

Working with Dundee-architects Nicoll Russell Studios and Dundee City Council, the proposals are for a mixed-use residential development including rented accommodation, a bar and restaurant, public and support spaces as well as commercial units at the brownfield site which sits to the east of the Tay Bridge.

The company is working its proposals in line with the city’s Waterfront Masterplan – a £1billion transformation of the area spanning 30 years.

Today is an opportunity for the public to hear from the architects and the project team and to give their views on the vision for the site.

Brian Smith, Operations Director at Structured House Group, welcomed public and business interest in the proposals for site 17.

He said: “Our proposal for Site 17 is to work in close partnership with the city and in-line with the Dundee Waterfront masterplan.

“We are delighted to be working with local company Nicoll Russell Studios to bring our investment to the city and to share with the public our vision for the site. We are eager to hear from locals, businesses and interested stakeholders and to share our early plans with them. We are building flats for the rental market with a mix of commercial spaces and a proposed restaurant. Our vision is to not only to build but to operate Site 17 through our in-house property-management team BOHO.

“It is an exciting time for Structured House Group to working in the city and we hope we can share our ambitions with Dundonians at the event today.”

Site 17 is located next to the Waterfront and close to the prestigious V&A Museum of Design and easily accessible to major cycling routes.

Director of Nicoll Russell Studios said: “We are working with Structured House Group on its plans for the redevelopment of the site. We look forward to presenting our designs and ambitions at the public consultation. It is an exciting time to be working to rejuvenate our city and our designs will work to complement the city’s sense of place and identity. We look forward to welcoming residents and businesses to our event.”

The event is on from 11am to 7.30pm at the Discovery Point.

 

DUNDEE WATERFRONT

We’re holding a public consultation in Discovery Point, Dundee on March 5 to hear the views of locals, residents and businesses on our vision for site 17 in the city.

We are working with Dundee architects Nicoll Russell Studios and Dundee City Council in line with its City Waterfront Masterplan – which is a £1billion transformation of the area in a project spanning 30 years.

It’s early days but we have submitted a proposal of application to the Council this week.

The public consultation will be an opportunity to feed into our proposals for the brownfield site which sits to the east of the Tay Bridge.

Located next to the Waterfront, site 17 is located closely to the prestigious V&A Museum of Design and easily accessible to major cycling routes.

Director of Nicoll Russell Studios said: “We are working with Structured House Group on its plans for the redevelopment of the site. We look forward to presenting our designs and ambitions at the public consultation. It is an exciting time to be working to rejuvenate our city and our designs will work to complement the city’s sense of place and identity. We look forward to welcoming residents and businesses to our event.”

PLANS FOR INVESTMENT IN DUNDEE

Plans to convert the former Robertson’s Furniture Store on Barrack Street revealed.

We announced in the Dundee Evening Telegraph our plans to convert the former furniture store, which has lain empty for many years, into our first BOHO hotel in the UK.

The Hotel will see the creation of a 215 bed hotel with plans to retain and restore the 1930’s arc deco façade.

Our chief executive Craig Inglis revealed that our ties with the city go from strength to strength with our first hotel expected to open in 2020 with plans in place to develop further in the city .

“We are progressing with our plans to invest £20m on the site of the former Robertson’s furniture store on Barrack Street since receiving planning permission early this year. Dundee is a thriving City and with the opening of the V&A we expect our new hotel and restaurant to be a welcome addition to what the City has to offer.”

“We have been working with experts to preserve the existing art deco facade and retain the character of the building to bring this development site back to Dundee and to Dundonians. The next stage of our development will be the appointment of a contractor which will bring construction jobs to the city with an expected start date of early next year.”

“In terms of jobs, we are looking at 12 internal staff, while the restaurant will be 18-24 staff. That doesn’t include local suppliers and service providers.”

“There are already other BOHO developments but this will be the first BOHO hotel in the UK.”

BOHO also manage Scotway House – a new 399 bed student accommodation development in Glasgow’s West End – located close to the University of Glasgow and due to open in 2019.

BOHO Dundee is set to open in 2020.

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