The site is the location of the former Panorama Hotel, now demolished.
It is irregular in shape and on two levels due to the undulating nature of Castle Road.
The site has been recently cleared of vegetation.
Planning permission was granted at committee on 12 July 2022 for the construction of 20 apartments being 13 no. x 1 bed and 7 no. x 2 bed apartments with the site benefiting from 22 car parking spaces. (Application No: 22/00015/FUL). No S106 payment is applicable.