The site is bound by Donegall Road, Blondin Street and Gaffikin Street and is currently occupied by a single storey commercial warehouse building.
The site has a number of previous planning permissions for residential development, including a full permission for 51no. apartments in August 2011 (Z/2010/0777/F), outline permission for 42no. apartments in August 2016 (LA04/2015/0617/O) and a reserved matters permission for 42no. apartments in December 2018 (LA04/2018/0021/RM).
Benamara Properties Ltd and MBA Planning submitted a proposal of application notice (LA04/2020/0711/PAN) in April 2020 proposing to demolish the existing building and develop a residential building comprising 55no. apartments.
Benamara Properties Ltd submitted a planning application (LA04/2020/2105/F) in October 2020 proposing to develop a six storey residential building comprising 55no. apartments (6no. social, 6no. intermediate and 43no. private).