More student housing plans

Moorlands Hotel.
Moorlands Hotel.
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Plans to convert a former Lancaster pub into student accommodation have been submitted to the city council, despite work already starting on the project.

he plans, submitted by the Mister Group, are to turn the Moorlands Pub in Quarry Road, which closed last year, into four self-contained studio apartments and three seperate student units.

Lancaster City Council officers propose that permission for the work, which has received 11 letters of objection, should be granted.

The plans go before the city council’s planning committee on March 3.