New flats plan for former GP surgery in Sunderland’s Roker Avenue
A former doctors surgery could be transformed into six flats under new plans submitted to Sunderland City Council.
Sunderland Accommodation Services have lodged a ‘change of use’ application for the former Roker Family Practice in Roker Avenue.
In May, the firm applied to convert the space into a five-bedroom ‘dwellinghouse’ but withdrew their bid the following month.
This followed planners receiving objections due to number of houses in multiple occupation (HMO) in the area.
The Echo reported in June on calls are being made to tighten up the rules that allow landlord to turn houses into... read more
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