Edward Street, Stockport

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Location: Edward Street, Stockport

Client:  The Guinness Partnership


  • £15 million development
  • 133 apartments
  • 100% affordable housing (shared ownership)


  • Brownfield site in prominent Stockport town centre location
  • Central, sustainable location
  • Three interlinked apartment blocks ranging from 6 to 11 storeys in height


  • Area of change with need for quality design
  • Detailed approach needed to townscape and visual impact
  • Heritage considerations due to proximity to Grade II listed buildings including Stockport Town Hall

Summary of NJL Approach:

NJL provided strategic planning advice on how best to approach the planning process, including pre-application stage, public consultation and planning committee. We worked closely with the design and technical team (Bowker Sadler Architects) to bring forward the best possible scheme to reflect its location and client requirements. We prepared the Planning Statement, co-ordinated the final submission pack and subsequent inputs up to consent, with no Section 106 contributions.