Civic Society opposes flats plan for historic Newport hotel
0 Comments The Newport Society has opposed plans to convert the hotel.
David Parker, chairman of the Newport Society, formerly Newport and District Civic Society, said: “We have campaigned for many years for housing on the brownfield land in Water Lane.
“To not have any affordable housing in an application for land in the centre of town opposite the safe play area of Victoria Park is simply wrong.”
The society has now approached Telford & Wrekin Council to see if it will use its own housing company to build cheaper homes for local families.
Mr Parker added: “We are asking Telford &... read more
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