EVER wondered what your neighbours have planned for their homes?

Look no further than this article which dives into five planning applications submitted to Southampton City Council this month.

The decision dates for all of the applications below are yet to be decided. 

From the building of new flats to the erection of extensions, there is plenty of planning happening in the city.

174 Spring Road Southampton

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An application has been submitted for the erection of a single-storey one-bedroom annex at the rear of this Spring Road property.

This would follow the demolition of a shed and the introduction of vehicular access by incorporating a dropped kerb to the front of the property.

The one-bedroom annex will provide accommodation for the grandparent of those who live in this property.

248 Burgess Road Southampton

The proposed plans outlined in this application detail the erection of a two-storey building, home to two, two-bedroom flats.

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According to the application, this development is “positive” and will provide “much-needed” housing in the area.

It goes on to state that if approved, the building will be setback from the existing dwelling to retain the privacy for the existing occupiers.

86 Ethelburt Avenue Southampton

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Developers want to build a single-storey, rear extension.

The existing property is a semi-detached dwelling set within the conservation area of Ethelburt Avenue.

According to developers, the extension will increase the footprint and living space with “comfortable proportions.”

121-127 Redbridge Road

Southampton Plans have been submitted to change the use of the land and to erect a single-storey building for the “preparation of vehicles in connection with the wider car sales use.”

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The owner will be using the space for vehicle photography and for the treatment of paintwork work via a scotch guarding type process.

The application states that this will allow the use of the car sales to grow and therefore remain “sustainable and provide employment.”

13-14 Oxford Street Southampton

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This listed building in the heart of Southampton has sought consent to convert the existing office building into a five-bed house.

The buildings, 13-14 Oxford Street, have previously been used as office accommodation and are located within the main arc of a three and a half storey Georgian Terrace buildings along Oxford Street which have been “carefully retained.”

The office accommodation has not been in use since before the Covid pandemic curtailed its use.

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