Fresh Perth City Hall demolition bid mounted
February 18 2014community-led plans to turn the property into an indoor market.
An application for listed building consent outlines the council’s intent to revert to its original plan to introduce a new public space in the form of a new city square, which could double as an outdoor markets and events area.
This would also serve to open up views of the A-listed John’s Kirk although it is dependent upon reaching agreement with Historic Scotland - who must be convinced that the plans have been formulated in full accordance with the provisions of SHEP.
Throwing a further spanner in the works is a left-field bid by The Seventy Group to transform the venue into a five-star hotel named ‘The Perth City Grand’ via a separate planning application - also expected to land on officers desks later today.
Perth City Market Trust meanwhile say that they are still pursuing their plans for an indoor market and are in process of preparing a fully-funded business plan.
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