This piece of a rural Fenland - a disused pumping station that closed in 1979- to be given new lease of life as a one bedroom house
- Credit: Archant
A piece of rural Fenland is to get a new lease of a life – as a one bedroom house.
Planners have approved the conversion of the former pumping station in Mouth Lane, Guyhirn, to a two-storey, one bed house.
The pumping station was made redundant in 1979 and has sat empty since.
Peter Humphrey, the agent who drew up plans for the conversion, said: “The proposed development seeks to utilise an existing building with no dramatic changes being made to the exterior.
“The window openings are to be reused.”
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Velux roof lights will serve the first floor with a lounge and kitchen/diner on the ground floor.
Planners believe the conversion “will bring back into use an existing building and will not adversely impact on the overall character of the area”.
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