: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Plans agreed for former nursing home in Weymouth

Avon Lea nursing home Dorchester Road Weymouth 2


11:55am 8th November 2018

Councillors have given the go ahead to convert a former nursing home in Weymouth into apartments.

Avon Lea Nursing Home in Dorchester Road will be turned into 23 flats.

The building is currently vacant.

The development will include a mixture of one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Cllr Ray Nowak, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council's Briefholder for Environment and Sustainability, said: "I am pleased that this development has been supported by the committee. This approval will contribute towards our five year land supply target and provide much needed homes in the area.

Avon Lea plans

Cllr Gill Taylor, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council's Briefholder for Housing said: "Its good news that this development has been given the green light. The council is working hard to bring the development of more homes forward though our Opening Doors Programme.

"As part of this programme, we have opened a Home Ownership register. This is already giving us real insight into the preferred type and location of housing wanted by residents. I would encourage anyone looking to own their own home to sign the register and provide us with even greater information."



Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


dorset business directory

Book A Wessex FM Big Night Out Here

Book A Wessex FM Big Night Out Here

Wessex fm Disco, Quiz & Race Nights!

New Car Stickers

New Car Stickers

Grab your new localised stickers today!

Dorset Webcams

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Advertising

Advertising

Find out how to grow your business with us

Account Manager

Account Manager

Check out the new vacancy at Wessex FM

island community action

Trending in Dorset

Woman found with stab wound at Dorchester South train station

She'd been involved in a row with a man in Weymouth before getting on the train.

BREXIT: Local MP's react to draft bill

Listen to our interviews with local MP's

"Give us a chance, we're working to improve your safety."

Weymouth's two new patrol officers talk about how the first month of their new beat has gone.

Poorly baby seal rescued from Weymouth Beach

The pup was underwent and suffering from bite wounds.

Calls for a special prison unit for former military personnel

Portland Prison has been earmarked for the 36 bed facility.

More news...