Plan to convert Carr Lodge Mansion into flats recommended for approval

Fresh plans to convert Carr Lodge Mansion in Horbury into flats will be discussed next week - and officers have recommended they are approved.

Friday, 31st August 2018, 11:32 am
Updated Friday, 31st August 2018, 12:36 pm

Several attempts have been made to transform the Grade-II-listed building but they have always attracted criticism from residents. The latest application has resulted in 80 letters of objections.

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Plans to convert the Grade II building are to be discussed.