Fresh plans to convert Carr Lodge Mansion in Horbury into flats will be discussed next week - and officers have recommended they are approved.
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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However, 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.”
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The plans will be decided at Wakefield Council’s planning committee meeting on Thursday, September 6.