A Planning application submitted by Cooper Cromar for the development of Site 6 was approved by Dundee City Council on 19th June 2017. The development comprises: Office, Residential, Retail, Restaurant/cafe and Hotel uses. The application can be viewed on Dundee City Council’s planning portal using reference 17/00113/FULM.
The first phase to be constructed will include two ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure units with offices above. This faces south-west towards the new Railway Station. Works on this phase will take place throughout 2018 with an estimated completion date in spring 2019. Site clearance, investigation and detailed survey work commenced in February 2018.
Artist impressions provided by the applicant of the proposed development are shown below:
(Hotel facing the V&A Dundee/ Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and Residential facing Slessor Gardens)
(Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and office facing towards the Railway Station)
(Ground floor retail/restaurant/leisure use and office facing towards the Railway Station with residential facing onto Earl Grey Place West)
To assist developers, a series of supporting documents have been produced which offer more detailed technical, design and planning guidance. These are:
- Dundee Central Waterfront Masterplan
- Planning and Urban Design Framework
- Site 6 Development Brief
- Strategic Infrastructure Plan
- Site 6 Infrastructure Information
- Dundee Local Development Plan
- Community Benefit Agreements: During Construction
- Community Benefit Agreements: End User
- Community Benefit Agreements: Living Wage
- Active Ground Floor Development Guidance
The site and its surrounding context can also be viewed by downloading the Dundee Waterfront Interactive Tour App for iPad and Android
Development Site Updates & Construction Images:
(April 2018) Assembly of the framework for the western buildings have commenced:
(February 2016) Construction of the roads surrounding the development site are completed.
(November 2015) Construction of Slessor Gardens approaches completion whilst the structure of the new V&A Museum Of Design takes shape at the water's edge. Site 6 is currently in temporary use as site offices and temporary materials storage.
(June 2015) the installation of the temporary hoardings has continued and is nearing completion. Construction of Earl Grey Place West continues with the installation of surface materials. Earl Grey Place will form the primary means of servicing site 6 developments in future.
(May 2015) Temporary perimeter hoardings are being put in place and construction of the Earl Grey Place West service road is well underway: