Former Ilford Police Station could become 10-storey ‘aparthotel’

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The former Ilford Police Station could become a 10-storey ‘aparthotel’ if developers are given the green light.

Chand Developments Ltd has applied to Redbridge Council for outline planning permission to build the new 70-unit accommodation at the empty Ilford Hill site.

The developers plan to retain the current police station building as part of the new hotel, which would have self-contained apartments with kitchens and bathrooms as well as a small commercial unit.

But the development will not include any on-site parking for customers or staff, with two disabled parking spaces available “by arrangement”.

And while the application does not specify the number of jobs it could create, it said: “The development will meet the well-established and increasing demand for both commercial and tourist accommodation, both of which are already seeing growth with the increased activity in East London.


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“It will allow increased employment, and add to the economic activity in the town centre.”

To comment on the application, visit http://planning.redbridge.gov.uk/Read more:

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