Published: 21st Sep 2020

Leeds City Council has named its preferred developer for the £270m redevelopment of the city’s former International Swimming Pool. Marrico Asset Management and Helios Real Estate have been selected as the preferred developer for the 2.8 acre site on Lisbon Street. Marrico and Helios intend to submit a planning application by the end of the year to deliver ‘Lisbon Square’, a high-quality mixed-used development of 500 student apartments, 400 residential apartments, a 300-bed hotel, and 150,000 square-feet of office space. Marrico and Helios intend to submit a planning application by the end of the year for the site, which has been used as a Council car park since the pool’s demolition in 2009. If planning permission is granted, work would begin in 2021. The development could form a key part of further investment and resurgence in the west end of the city centre. In January, planning permission was secured for … (To read the full article, subscribe below)