Plans have been submitted to turn the floors above Angling Direct in Church Street into an 18-bed HMO (House in multiple occupation).Advertisement
The proposal seeks to turn the space into support/affordable housing, working alongside HMP Prison.
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Each of the rooms will have their own ensuite and shared communal entries.
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The application is seeking approval for internal changes as well as outside fire routes in line with regulations of properties of this type.
The plans aim to improve the look of the building with external finishes and an appealing entrance off the main road for access to first and second floor residences.
Materials that need little-to-no maintenance will also be used to preserve the outside of the building.
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