17th century building faces demolition for new shops scheme in Doncaster town
One of the oldest buildings in Thorne is set to be demolished as part of a scheme to re-develop part of its town centre.
The former Hurst's shop, on Market Place and the old police house, on Silver Street, look set to be knocked down and replaced by newly built shops on the site.
Doncaster Council approved planning permission for the shops scheme today (Tuesday), and also gave the green light to demolish both buildings, even though the Market Place building was listed.
The scheme was first proposed 12 years ago, but it was put on ice because it was felt that efforts should first be made to... read more
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