The Royal Gazette -
Plan to demolish Mayne's and Freemasons Lodge
January 3. 2009
By Amanda Dale
Mayne's Furniture store and a Freemasons Lodge could be demolished to make way for a six-storey office block.
Zorizons Development Ltd. has applied for planning permission for a commercial building at 60 and 62 King Street. The development would include two further basement levels and a rooftop mezzanine for mechanical plant and equipment.
The 7,710 sq ft office block would form an 'L' shaped configuration and offer commercial space for single tenant occupation on six storeys. The upper mezzanine would house mechanical plant and equipment, while the basement levels would be used for institutional and assembly space.
In a letter to the
Planning Department, agent Conyers and Associates said: "We
believe that this development would represent a significant
improvement in the visual amenity of the site's general area and
be consistent with the positive increase in commercial office
facilities in the east side of the city."