Poole, Dorset

A Mixed Use Scheme Comprising Of 225 Apartments


The proposal is for the provision of high quality apartments in a residential-led development off the George Roundabout in Poole, Dorset at the gateway to the town centre.

The project hosts 225 residential apartments split across two buildings, and a total number of 139 car parking spaces and 226 cycle parking spaces in the podium. The site is in 3 parts – a commercial base with office space, and cafes units. Parking is on 2 levels with a mezzanine.

The apartments are almost equally split between a tall building on the George Roundabout and a shorter building with a wider coverage that extends along Kingland Road. With a trend towards urban living, in the town or city centres, this scheme will bring residents to the town centre and increase vitality and quality of life through active frontage, and workspace.


Poole, Dorset

The site is situated in an area often referred to as Town Centre North. For pedestrian walking connections it is very well situated to the train station with a five minute walk.

This is a prominent site in Poole. It is adjacent to and overlooking George Square, and opposite the Poole Central Library, the Dolphin Shopping Centre and Poole Bus Station. An underpass below Kingland Road connects to the Dolphin Centre. To the east of the site is the Lighthouse Art Centre & adjacent to the site is the Lighthouse Theatre with a capacity of 2,424. Barclay’s House & Merck House for office. Poole Railway Station lies some 340 metres to the west. Access to the site is via Seldown Lane.


225 Apartments (Split Between 2 Builds) & 139 Parking Spaces



  • 108 Apartments : 55 1-Bed Apartments, 38 2-Bed Apartments, 15 Studios
  • 69 Car parking spaces
  • 108 Cycle parking spaces
  • 14 / 12 / 10 Residential Levels above Podium
  • Building height: 55.8 m , steps to 50.2 m and 44.6 m (including parapet)



  • 117 Apartments : 59 1-Bed Apartments, 47 2-Bed Apartments, 11 Studios
  • 70 Car parking spaces
  • 118 Cycle parking spaces
  • 11 / 9 / 7 Residential Levels above Podium
  • Building height: 47.4 m, steps to 41.8 m and 36.2 m (including parapet)


The existing building comprises of a mixture of uses and facilities, including a church. This parade of shops & services have offices above.

Existing Kingland House shops and a wide pavement with 2, 3 and 4 storey buildings.