PLANS to demolish the Magpies Sports and Social Club in Stonehouse, build 10 new homes and extend the pavilion have been revealed.

The 10 dwellings will consist of two two-bedroom homes and eight three-bedroom homes, each with two parking spaces.

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The plans were submitted by Stonehouse Town Council and designed by Cam-based architect David Barnes.

The new homes will be accompanied by a redesign of the car park and an extension to the pavilion on site.

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The pavilion will more than double in size from 275 square metres to 625 square metres.

A new main hall, bar and skittle alley will be created in the extension.

Currently the site has around 80 car parking spaces, this will increase to 124 which includes seven disabled parking spaces.

The site is in Oldends Lane by the former home of Cainscross Football Club, next to the Oldend level crossing.

One critic of the plans has submitted an objection comment to the council, Bob Smith said: “Two parking spaces per house is not enough, many households have two cars these days, so when visitors want to park they will park on the already congested road.

“Include visitor parking and allow residents of Oldends lane to convert their gardens into driveways and allow them to legally use them, and this will improve the scheme tremendously.”

The site consists of area of 1.12 hectares with all 10 houses on the southern side. There will be five terrace homes in the bottom left corner, then three further homes on the central southern end and two semi-detached homes in the bottom right corner.

To view the plans for yourself visit SDC’s planning website and search application reference: S.17/1603/FUL