Seven architecture is pleased to announce that a planning application has been submitted for a retirement living scheme by McCarthy & Stone in Oakwood, on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre.

The proposed site in Oakwood is located off Roundhay Road within close proximity to local shops and service. The existing unused car park will be transformed with a new 3 to 5 storey contemporary building designed to be set into the tree-lined landscaped bank behind. The building will contain 49 one and two bedroom apartments, with additional facilities including rooftop residents lounge, scooter store, guest suite for visiting family or friends and an internal refuse store. Access to the development for residents both on foot and by car will be via a dedicated route leading to Oakwell Mount.

McCarthy & Stone was established in 1963 and by utilising their years of experience in providing retirement living developments are widely recognised as the market leader. McCarthy and Stone’s ethos is that later life can be more fulfilling. Through its developments and services, it helps older people enjoy their lives in peace, comfort and security.

The planning application should be determined in April/May 2019. Assuming the application is approved it is anticipated construction would start towards the end of 2019.