• DPC rejects Amar Bakery project

    DPC rejects Amar Bakery project0

    The Development and Planning Commission yesterday unanimously rejected an application to demolish the Amar Bakery and construct an eight storey residential building on the site. The decision was met with applause from objectors. The demolition application was refused unanimously, meaning the planning application for the construction of the new building was also knocked back. It

  • Plans filed for two town developments

    Plans filed for two town developments0

    Two sets of plans have been gazetted and filed with the Town Planner for developments inside the City Walls. One of the developments, at 47 Line Wall Road and 15 and 17 College Lane, refers to a previous application that was heard at last month’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission. That application is

  • New proposal for ex-Risso Bakery site

    New proposal for ex-Risso Bakery site0

    A new outline planning application of the site of the ex-Risso Bakery on 29-37 Engineer Lane has been filed with the Town Planner. The new application by Lacey Homes Gibraltar Ltd is for 59 apartments and two commercial units over eight floors plus a roof space. Last year a different developer filed an application for

  • Plans filed seven-storey building on Rialto site

    Plans filed seven-storey building on Rialto site0

    Gilman Holdings Ltd has filed an application for a development at the Rialto Cinema in Turnbull’s Lane. The application seeks to demolish the existing buildings and construct a seven story block of 58 apartments that will retain the existing buildings heritage façade. The development will be in a ‘U’ shape around a central courtyard, with

  • Plans filed for major cable car revamp

    Plans filed for major cable car revamp0

    MH Bland has filed a planning application to rebuild the Cable Car, one of Gibraltar’s top tourist attractions. The company is seeking permission to demolish the existing upper and lower cable car stations and the three towers. It hopes to replace them with a new station building, two towers and a new cable car system.

  • Petrol station project cleared

    Petrol station project cleared0

    A range of projects gained approval at Wednesday’s meeting of the Development and Planning Commission, which was held in the freshly refurbished Charles Hunt room of the John Mackintosh Hall. These projects include the new Cepsa petrol station at British Lines Road. The petrol station is set to replace the present one on Winston Churchill