Former Stanley pub could be converted to house

A former pub that has stood derelict for years could be converted into a house if fresh plans are approved.

The Spindle Tree on Aberford Road in Stanley has been subject to several applications over the years, including demolition, but the building remains.

A former pub that has stood derelict for years could be converted into a house if fresh plans are approved. The pub is pictured in March 2009.

A former pub that has stood derelict for years could be converted into a house if fresh plans are approved. The pub is pictured in March 2009.

The latest application has been submitted by a Bradford-based company who says it would ‘breathe life into a decaying public house’.

The empty pub was last in the news in 2016 when a cannabis farm totalling 370 plants, was discovered in the basement.