Following the council approval, Nick Ramsden, managing director of the Ramsden Group, said: “The Ramsden Group are delighted to have been granted approval for the detailed application of the proposed scheme and hope to release more information as to the progress in the coming weeks”.

And in July, Mr Ramsden revealed he was “confident” of providing the right mix of units and opportunities.

He outlined how “real momentum” had been built in recent months with potential occupiers.