A recent public exhibition of proposals for 15-19 Fife Road (Sports Direct/PC World) proposes an innovative ‘Co-living/co-working’ development for 200 residents. (Application submitted March 2020)

View the exhibition boards as a PDF here

If you want to submit your views on this proposal please download the Word document here and email to 15FifeRoad@indigoplanning.com

Nineyards, Kingston – the developers vision states:

“The building aims to be a flagship concept for Kingston, fully managed under the brand Nineyards, that will be high-quality, forward-thinking and welcoming to all. 

  • Residential accommodation: High-quality affordable and convenient rooms for private rent 
  • Employment: Over 20 full time staff to be employed on site 
  • Service: Residents will benefit from 24hr security and a managed timetable of events 
  • Food: Bringing a much needed, high quality ‘field to fork’ all-day dining concept to town 
  • Community: Creating opportunities for like-minded individuals to meet 
  • Town Centre: Active frontages contributing to the High Street 
  • Housing locals: Removing 200 ‘house share’ occupiers from the local housing market frees up circa 50 typical four bedroom family homes 
  • Co-working: High-quality town centre workspace providing meeting space and accommodation for flexible workers and start-ups “

‪Viewranks Estates – ‬http://www.viewranks.com ‪ say:‬ ‪“The site is currently occupied by retailers, Sports Direct and Currys PC World. With the lease expiries approaching, there is an opportunity for Viewranks Estates to bring forward new proposals for the site. Redeveloping this underutilised site with an exciting mixed-usedevelopment which will deliver co-living accommodation with co-working and retail hub on the ground floor. Situated in the commercial heart of Kingston, our hope is that the scheme and concept will make a highly positive impact to our neighbours and the wider Kingston community.‬

‪The project team have been working closely with RB Kingston officers to develop proposals that will offer well designed, high quality, accommodation available to rent. Providing more choice, quality and convenience for renters locally and an offering suitable for those looking to live in a more community orientated and service focused environment.‬

‪The scheme will deliver public benefits including a ground floor that will be open to the wider community and will offer a flexible space that can be used for co-working, a restaurant and private hire spaces suitable for business meetings or other small-scale community gatherings. The proposals include:‬

‪• New co-living accommodation with residential amenity including gym, communal lounges, kitchen and dining areas, concierge service, continuous program of social events and activities, cinema room plus three external terraces.‬
‪• 385 sqm of ground floor commercial accommodation.‬
‪• Improved public realm with a newly activated frontage to Dolphin St and improved motorcycle parking facility.”‬