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07/09/2017

Appeal: Further work required on listed chapel conversion plan

Convent, Malvern / James Pratt (Geograph): 1895731

An inspector has refused plans to restore a ‘highly significant’ listed convent complex in Malvern by converting it to residential use, ruling that although the scheme carries ‘considerable merit’, outstanding issues must be solved before consent can be granted.

The appeal relates to the Convent of the Holy Name, a 19th-century convent complex within the Malvern Link conservation area, south of Worcester. The complex contains several grade II listed residential houses built in the Queen Anne architectural style, and a grade II* listed Gothic-style chapel building.

Planning permission was granted to develop the site twice previously, but both perm.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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