Plans have been submitted to change the first-floor retail storage space at 72 and 72A Broadway into eight one bed flats. The plans will see the conversion of the existing space, plus an additional floor built above as well as various other changes to the building.
A new entrance will be created on the ground floor, where there will also be a dedicated refuse store and cycle storage space. The plans have been submitted by Moon A Ltd, apparently linked to M&M Asset Management, with Latitude as the architect. Half of the flats will face onto Broadway, and half will face to the rear of the stores. The flats will range from 50sqm to 57sqm, making them typical-sized for new one bed apartments in London.
A similar extension has already taken place at 70A above the Costa Coffee. Despite being in the same terrace of identical retail units, the Costa store is not in the same ownership. However, the owner of this site also owns 74 to 78, which are the next three stores along, potentially indicating that a similar scheme may later be built there. Indeed they are already building an extension with three flats at 76/78 which was, as of June, vacant but previously housed The Money Shop.