Eye Infirmary demolition begins - Labour opposes student flats scheme


Demolition of the extension at the Eye Infirmary has begun. Labour opposes the site being turned into student accommodation and are keeping an eye on the developer during the demolition and construction process.

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Gulland House appeal thrown out


After Plymouth City Council’s Planning Committee threw out the application for a new student block on Winston Avenue, the developer appealed. The appeal has now been heard and the Council’s decision upheld. There will be no development.


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Victory for Labour's Eye Infirmary Campaign


Residents in Drake Ward are celebrating after the Planning Committee unanimously turned down an application to turn part of the Royal Eye Infirmary site into student accommodation for 164 students. The decision is a victory for residents and the Drake ward Labour Party who have been campaigning to stop the plans.

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