New housing development proposed for Cockshott Lane

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Plans for a new supported housing development have been submitted for the derelict site of a former pub in Cockshott Lane.

Developers want to build 11 houses, a block of four bungalows with staff facilities and one block of 12 flats with one staff accommodation unit on the site of the former Wyther Hotel Public House, which was demolished some years ago and is now overgrown.

The back section is a former bowling green which is also now unused and overgrown.

The houses would be a mix of private and social housing, with the houses intended for the open market and the flats to be managed by a housing association.

Developers say the development will deliver supported housing in a sustainable location and add:

“There would be economic benefits associated with the development, in terms of direct and indirect jobs during the construction period, spending within the construction industry supply chain and spending by future residents in local shops.”

The plans can be viewed in full here.

UPDATE: This article was updated at 11.10pm to change the name of the pub from The Yorkshireman Arms (the name given by the developers) to the Wyther Hotel.

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