Published: 21st Jan 2019

Placefirst has submitted plans for 52 new build homes as part of the regeneration of Liverpool’s Welsh Streets. The £8m proposals include a mix of 1/2/3/4-bedroom houses, which will be put on the private rental market. Their wider masterplan includes 299 new homes and the refurbishment of over 300 Victorian terraced properties. The streets were built in the 1870’s to house Welsh workers in the city but many of the Victorian properties have been derelict for decades. In 2005 they were condemned for demolition under New Labour’s controversial Pathfinder scheme. In a statement, the property firm said the new homes have been designed to create a ‘modern, complementary’ contrast with the Victorian terraces and use a ‘palette’ of materials that ensure a consistent streetscape design across The Welsh Streets. David Smith-Milne, managing director of Placefirst said: ‘These new designs for Welsh Streets will make a great contribution to the ongoing regeneration … (To read the full article, subscribe below)