We’ve often wondered about what seems to us to be a rather ‘tired’ house on the corner of West Road and Upper Gordon Road. But it now seems that the house might undergo a revival. A planning application has been submitted for the “Erection of a two storey extension following the demolition of existing single storey side extension and refurbishment of house dwelling to provide one 5 bedroom dwelling as well as erection of 2 semi detached two storey dwellings to the rear (accessing from West Road)“.
(This photo was taken from West Road. The proposed access would be well to the left of the picture. In case you’re wondering how two further dwellings could be fitted into the rear garden, the answer is that their gardens would extend behind the adjacent house – 29, Upper Gordon Road. New houses makes a change from new flats…)