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.

By The Newsroom
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.

Bungalow for sale in Nostell has amazing leisure suite with pool and cocktail bar – stunning interior shotsHowever, for the latest offerings, the planning officer has said: “The scheme differs fundamentally from its predecessor which was refused in that the applicant has worked proactively with council officers in order to bring forward a scheme which has respect for the historic qualities of the building and its surroundings.”

For sale: Simply stunning six-bedroom detached house in SandalThe plans will be decided at Wakefield Council’s planning committee meeting on Thursday, September 6.

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