A former hotel in Shanklin could be pulled down and replaced with two four-storey blocks of flats.
Queensmead Hotel, on Queens Road, Shanklin, was closed in October 2020 and now plans have been submitted to demolish the 23-bed hotel, outbuildings and swimming pool.
Hotel plans to reopen when safe to do so and this application is just a back-up plan – see full details here.
In its place two blocks would be built, forming 18 flats, a mixture of one and two beds, with car and bicycle parking spaces.
Applicants Mr and Mrs B Audley, submitted outline plans to the Isle of Wight Council.
The appearance and the landscaping of the site will be the subject of a future application.
Split over two blocks
Plans from the agents, M J Hayles Architectural Service, show one block of flats will front Queens Road and the other will face Alexandra Road.
The first building will have ten two-bed flats, one being a penthouse, with lift access.
The second would house eight residences, six two-bed apartments, three of those being over two floors, and two one-bed flats.
Island Roads has said it approves conditionally to the major development.
View the plans
To view, or comment, on the application, 21/00319/OUT, you can visit the Isle of Wight Council’s planning register.
Comments will be accepted until 6th April.
1.30pm 12th Mar 2021 – Link to update added
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